International Journal of Inflammation / 2011 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Gene Profiling of Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells under Elevated Pressure Conditions: Modulation of Inflammatory Gene Networks

Figure 1

(a) H & E stain of a valve leaflet, confirming that the endothelium has been removed by 5-minute incubation with collagenase II followed by gentle swabbing. (b) Positive control sample showing an intact endothelium on a valve leaflet not treated with collagenase II and gentle swabbing. 10x magnification.

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