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Biomarkers of Adverse Response to Mercury: Histopathology versus Thioredoxin Reductase Activity

Figure 2

Histopathological observations in the kidney of Diplodus cervinus after 28 days of exposure to Hg2+. (a) control group: posterior kidney section (bar = 50  πœ‡ m); (b) exposure to Hg2+: posterior kidney section showing a massive necrosis area (nec) and cytolysis (cy) (bar = 200  πœ‡ m). (c) exposure to Hg2+: occlusion of the tubular lumen (otl) (bar = 50  πœ‡ m).

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