Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Hepatoprotective Role of Ethanolic Extract of Vitex negundo in Thioacetamide-Induced Liver Fibrosis in Male Rats

Figure 3

Photomicrographs showing the histopathological images of livers from different experimental groups: (a) control group—showing normal liver architecture, (b) TAA group (hepatotoxic group)—showing proliferation of bile duct and thick fibrous septa, (c) SY group—showing mild fibrous septa, (d) VN 100 group—showing normal liver architecture, (e) VN 100 + TAA group—showing multiple nodules with moderate fibrous septa and fewer cirrhotic nodules, (f) VN 300 group—showing normal liver architecture, and (g) VN 300 + TAA—showing mild fibrous septa. Masson’s trichrome stain. Magnification ×200.
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