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Fig. 3 | Particle and Fibre Toxicology

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From: Iron oxide nanoparticles induce reversible endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition in vascular endothelial cells at acutely non-cytotoxic concentrations

Fig. 3

PSC-Fe2O3 located in the intercellular space rather not engulfed by HUVECs. a Photograph from microscope observation of cells with Prussian blue staining. b TEM images of HUVECs incubated with PSC-Fe2O3. c Scheme of procedures for preparing lysates and iron quantification. d Content of iron in the cell lysates prepared by procedure I or II. Data are mean ± SD, n = 3, one-way ANOVA with Dunnett’s multiple comparisons test, *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, significant compared to control

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