Type of sugar may treat atherosclerosis, mouse study shows -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Type of sugar may treat atherosclerosis, mouse study shows

06/08/2017

Image: Colored image of a cross section of a mouse aorta; Copyright: Ismail Sergin

The image shows a cross section of a mouse aorta, the main artery in the body, with a large plaque. Straight red lines toward the upper left are the wall of the aorta. Yellow areas are where housekeeping cells called macrophages are incinerating cellular waste; ©Ismail Sergin