Research Article

Comparison of the Treatment Efficiency of Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation via Tail and Portal Veins in CCl4-Induced Mouse Liver Fibrosis

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H&E and Masson’s trichrome staining at 21 days after treatment. ((a) and (b)) Control group; ((c) and (d)) Model group; ((e) and (f)) Placebo-Ta group; ((g) and (h)) Placebo-Po group; ((i)-(j)) BM-MSCs-Ta group; ((k) and (l)) BM-MSCs-Po group. (a), (c), (e), (g), (i), and (k) H&E staining; (b), (d), (f), (h), (j), and (l) Masson’s trichrome staining. Black arrow: pseudolobule structures adjacent to collagen fibers; blue arrow: collagen fibers; yellow arrow: inflammation area.