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Copyright ©2008 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Jun 28, 2008; 14(24): 3872-3878
Published online Jun 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3872
Figure 2
Figure 2 Histological evaluation of colonic tissues showed a marked reduction in the inflammatory response in Shiitake fed mice (A). By contrast, severe colitis was observed in mice in group B, manifested by inflammatory infiltration of the mucosa, and patchy necrosis of the mucosa and submucosa, with purulent and fibrinoid material extending to the muscle layer (B).