Figure 4 : Validation of the plaque presence and molecular biomarkers in apoE−/− mice.

From: Targeted gold-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for CD163 detection in atherosclerosis by MRI

Figure 4

Representative micrographs of aortic serial sections isolated from apoE−/− NP CD163(m) injected mice. (A) Vascular smooth muscle staining by α-actin immunohistochemistry detection, (B) Lipid determination by Oil red staining (C) CD68 immunohistochemistry detection and (D) CD163 immunohistochemistry detection. (n = 7).