Representative photomicrographs showing the effect of mononuclear cell (MNC) therapy on (A) lipid deposition (Oil-Red-O staining), (B) homing of endothelial progenitor cells (stained with markers Flk-1 for vascular endothelial growth factor receptor and CD133 for hematopoietic stem cell antigen), (C) superoxide anion production (dihydroethidium staining), and (D) eNOS production (DAB staining) in the aortas of female apoE KO mice. Bar: 100 μm (A) and 50 μm (B, C and D). Reproduced with permission from Porto et al. .
Meyrelles et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2011 10:211 doi:10.1186/1476-511X-10-211