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Fig. 7 | Nutrition & Metabolism

Fig. 7

From: Maternal overnutrition by hypercaloric diets programs hypothalamic mitochondrial fusion and metabolic dysfunction in rat male offspring

Fig. 7

Effect of nutritional programming of CAF diet plus offspring CAF diet on hypothalamus ultrastructure. a) Control, b) CAF-CAF groups. Note that CAF-CAF diet promote appearance of bigger mitochondria and mitochondria-ER interactions in CAF-CAF (d, 3000×) in compare with Control (c, 3000×). Unstacked and extremely distended endoplasmic reticulum cisternae rims extended (* asterisk) around mitochondria ( arrow head) was observed in CAF-CAF group. N, nucleus; G, Golgi apparatus

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