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Fig. 4 | Biology of Sex Differences

Fig. 4

From: Exogenous 17-β estradiol administration blunts progression of established angiotensin II-induced abdominal aortic aneurysms in female ovariectomized mice

Fig. 4

In abdominal aorta-derived SMC, E2 promoted wound healing. a Phase-contrast images (40×) for vehicle and E2-incubated cells (100 nM) at time 0 and 21 h. Dotted and solid black lines represent cell boundaries. Scale bar represents 100 μm. b Areas unoccupied by cells were summed, and averages for the two different incubations were quantified after 21–24 h. Asterisk represents a significant difference between groups

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