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Fig. 2

From: Crude microcystins extracted from Microcystis aeruginosa exert anti-obesity effects by downregulating angiogenesis and adipogenesis related signaling molecules in HUVEC and 3 T3-L1 cells

Fig. 2

Effects of crude microsytins on HUVECs tubes formation in Martigel. Various concentrations (5, 10, 20, 40 and 60 μl/mL) of microcystin were used to study its inhibitory potential on HUVECs proliferation in Matrigel. HUVECS were seeded in 96 well microtiter plate and incubate for 24 h under various concentrations of crude microcystin (control without microcystins) and photographed randomly at three different sites. a, b represents the photographs of HUVECs in control well (HUVECs without treatment with microcystins). c, d represents the HUVECs photographs shot after treatment with the lowest concentration i.e. 5 μl/mL of microcystin extract. e, f, g and h represent the photograph of HUVECs in different wells treated with different concentration of crude microcystin in the range of 10, 20, 40 and 60 μl/mL respectively

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