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Fig. 3

From: Beneficial effect of Punica granatum peel extract on murine malaria-induced spleen injury

Fig. 3

Pomegranate peel extract (PPE) improved spleen histopathological changes induced by Plasmodium. chabaudi-parasitized erythrocytes. a and b Non-infected spleen with normal architecture. c and d Infected spleen on day 6 post-infection (p.i.). White pulp (WP) is starting to fuse together. Spleen shows numerous hemozoin granules and infected erythrocytes in the red pulp (RP). Capsule (arrow head) of spleen appears thinner than that of control. e and f Infected mice treated with PPE. Spleens showed fewer lesion and improved tissue damage. Sections are hematoxylin and eosin-stained; scale bar = 25 μm

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