Table 1

Histological classification of arteries
Pig# Age (months) Artery Stary stage % Sudan IV Heatmap cluster Comments
1 9 brachial 0 0.79 4 No lesion
femoral 2 2.27 1 Mineral present
2 9 brachial 0 0.00 4 No lesion
femoral 1 0.00 1
3 9 brachial 0 0.21 4 No lesion
femoral 1 1.31 1
4 9 brachial 0 0.00 4 No lesion
femoral 1 1.07 1
5 9 brachial 0 0.62 4 No lesion
femoral 0 0.00 1
6 24 brachial 0 2.32 3 No lesion
femoral 0 4.90 3
7 24 brachial 0 0.46 3 No lesion
femoral 2 4.69 3 Intimal thickness to 200 microns
8 24 brachial 0 2.84 3 No lesion
femoral 5 11.99 2 Transmural inflammation, many lymphocytes, fibrous cap to 600 microns thick, intima to 3 mm thick
9 24 brachial 1 6.56 3
femoral 4 38.04 2 Intima to 800 microns, cap to 150 microns thick, mostly foam cells with few lymphocytes
10 24 brachial 2 9.46 2 Intima to 600 microns
femoral 5 53.70 2 Mineral present, intima 1.7 mm thick, cap 600 microns, media disrupted

Bahls et al.

Bahls et al. BMC Genomics 2013 14:443   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-443

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