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Fig. 6 | Lipids in Health and Disease

Fig. 6

From: Sex hormones affect endothelial lipase-mediated lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis

Fig. 6

Analysis of atherosclerotic lesions of aorta. Both uncastrated and castrated of Tg and non-Tg rabbits were fed a cholesterol diet for 16 weeks and then the aortic lesions were quantified (a  for males and b for females). Representative pictures of aortas stained with Sudan IV are shown on the left. The lesion area (defined by the sudanophilic area) was quantified using an image analysis system on the right. *p < 0.05 vs. non-Tg rabbits

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