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Research Article

Comparative Effects of Phosphoenolpyruvate, a Glycolytic Intermediate, as an Organ Preservation Agent with Glucose and N-Acetylcysteine against Organ Damage during Cold Storage of Mouse Liver and Kidney

Figure 4

Comparative effects of PEP, glucose, and NAC on mouse kidney damage during cold preservation. (a) Changes in LDH concentrations in the preservation solutions; PBS + 100 mM PEP , PBS + 100 mM glucose , and PBS + 10 mM NAC . Each bar represents the mean SEM. # , ## , compared with the PBS + 100 mM PEP group. (b) Histological pictures of the kidney 72 h after cold preservation. The liver tissues were fixed with 10% buffered formalin, embedded in paraffin, sectioned, and stained with hematoxylin-eosin. Scale bar μm.

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