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Figure 5 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

Figure 5

From: Dietary saturated fat/cholesterol, but not unsaturated fat or starch, induces C-reactive protein associated early atherosclerosis and ectopic fat deposition in diabetic pigs

Figure 5

Images of typical examples of abdominal aorta Sudan IV fat staining of diabetic pigs, which were fed diets supplemented with starch (top picture), unsaturated fats (middle), or saturated fats with cholesterol (bottom). Red intra-luminal staining indicates presence of fatty streaks. Insert in bottom picture shows histological detail (hematoxylin-eosin staining) of fatty streak (4 × magnification). The intimal area of this part of the vessel wall consists of multiple cellular layers with empty little spaces where fat was deposited.

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