Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2019 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Animal Models of Steatosis (NAFLD) and Steatohepatitis (NASH) Exhibit Hepatic Lobe-Specific Gelatinases Activity and Oxidative Stress

Figure 4

Hepatic content in MMP-2 activity (a) and MMP-2 and MMP-9 protein levels ((b) and (c)) obtained from LL, ML, and RL in NAFLD and Lean rats. MMP gelatinase activity is expressed as optical density (OD) for mm2, related to 1 mg/mL protein content. MMP content is expressed in ng/mL. Data are shown as mean values ± SE. p<0.05.
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