Research Article

Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Induced Apoptosis and Dysfunction of Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Pathway

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Identification of EPCs culture after 7 days. (a) The cells rapidly reached confluence and showed cobblestone-like morphology highly similar to mature endothelial cells. Images are visualized at 200x magnification. (b) DiI-ac-LDL and FITC-UEA-1 double fluorescent staining at 200x. Double-positive cells are yellow. (c) CD34 immunohistochemistry. Positive cells were stained brown. (d) Factor VIII immunohistochemistry. Positive cells were stained brown.
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