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an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment


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However, in mice treated with UA (2000 mg/kg; p.o.), hepatic cell plates derangement, intense vacuolation, inflammatory influx, cytoplasmic acidophilia, and decharacterization of the nucleus of hepatocytes were observed (Figure 2(c)).
Viral Hepatitis.--Bile duct epithelial injury with cytoplasmic swelling, vacuolation and acidophilia, nuclear pleomorphism, and loss of nuclear polarity has been described in approximately 30% of patients with chronic hepatitis C.
The glandular cells lining the folds and the crypts were high columnar cells, with basal nuclei and acidophilia cytoplasm.
From histological evidence of tissue sections, we observed that the model group mice showed significant microglial cell hyperplasia, neuronal disorder, and degeneration in the frontal cortex and hippocampus, while in CF (180 mg/kg and 360 mg/kg) treated group the microglia activation, neuronal acidophilia degeneration, and nuclear condensation decreased, resulting in homogeneous morphology of neuronal cellular.
Acidophilia of the cytoplasm of keratinized apoptotic cells may be due to the increase of the number of mitochondria to aid in lifting their junctional attachments with the neighboring cells.
Zona radiata appeared and exhibited a strong acidophilia (Fig.