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Research Article

Assessment of the Protective Role of Prenatal Zinc versus Insulin Supplementation on Fetal Cardiac Damage Induced by Maternal Diabetes in Rat Using Caspase-3 and KI67 Immunohistochemical Stains

Table 4

Percentage of frequency distribution of vacuolar degenerative changes in the different groups.


No change (%)95022
Mild change (%)558025
Moderate change (%)0151355
Marked change (%)080518
Total (%)100100100100

Chi-square 637.9.
value < 0.00001.
C: control group, STZ-DM: streptozotocin-induced diabetic group, STZ-DM + In: streptozotocin-induced diabetic treated with insulin group, and STZ-DM + Zn: streptozotocin-induced diabetic treated with Zn group.
, compared to the control group and compared to the STZ-DM group.

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