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Fig. 1. Changes in the kidney function and morphology in diabetic rats. A rat model wherein streptozotocin (STZ) was used to induce diabetic nephropathy (DN). (A) H&E staining to observe the morphological characteristics of the kidney (scale bar 50 μm, ×400; scale bar 200 μm, ×100) magnifications, (B) Albumin/creatinine ratio. (C) Plasma cystatin-C levels. (D) Glomerular volume. (E) Mesangial area. (F) Tuft area. Data are presented as mean ± SEM from 6 rats. Compared to control, **p < 0.01.
Korean J Physiol Pharmacol 2022;26:427-438
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