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From: Aromatic-turmerone induces neural stem cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo

Figure 3

Proliferation of endogenous NSC is induced by ar-turmerone in vivo. (A) Staining for proliferating NSCs with anti-BrdU demonstrates that the subventricular zone (SVZ) of rats treated with 3 mg (1 mg/μl) ar-turmerone i.c.v. (left) was wider than that of placebo-treated control animals (Aʹ, right); bar represents 100 μm. (B) Differences in the width of the SVZ were statistically significant (mean ± SEM; *P < 0.05, compared with control). (C) BrdU staining of the hippocampus did not reveal a statistically significant increase in the width of the dentate gyrus, although a trend was noted favoring ar-turmerone (mean ± SEM).

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