BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Antioxidant, Hepatoprotective, and Antidepression Effects of Rumex tingitanus Extracts and Identification of a Novel Bioactive Compound

Figure 3

Histological observation on liver tissues of controls and experimental rats. (a) Control group (olive oil); (b) groups that received gallic acid; (c) groups that received Rt EtOH-H2O; (d) group treated with CCl4; (e) groups treated with the combination GA/CCl4, and (f) groups treated with the combination Rt EtOH-H2O/CCl4. Hematoxylin-eosin method was used to stain the liver sections (magnification, 200x; scale bars, 100 μm). Arrow: CV: central vein; PS: portal spaces; PIN: infiltration in periportal area; (SCN): single cell necrosis; BD: ballooning degeneration; MC: micro and macrovesicular changes; C: congestion.