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Figure 8 | Journal of Neuroinflammation

Figure 8

From: Retinal pericytes and cytomegalovirus infectivity: implications for HCMV-induced retinopathy and congenital ocular disease

Figure 8

Time course analysis of human cytomegalovius-GFP (HCMV-GFP) infection of BBB (blood-brain barrier) cells. For comparison purposes, (A) the top panel includes phase contrast images of human mock and infected brain microvascular endothelial cells, brain vascular pericytes and astrocytes. The bottom panel shows phase contrast images of infected brain microvascular endothelial cells, brain pericytes and astrocytes with a fluorescent overlay showing HCMV-GFP-positive cells. Total magnification is 200x. (B) A graph indicating the number of infected HCMV-GFP-positive brain microvascular endothelial cells (open bars), brain pericytes (gray bars) and astrocytes (black bars) per 1.25 × 106 total cells over the time course 12, 24, 48 and 96 hours post infection.

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