Research Paper Volume 12, Issue 21 pp 21376—21390

The mechanism of submandibular gland dysfunction after menopause may be associated with the ferroptosis

Figure 5. Iron deposition in submandibular gland. (A) The number of stained iron (black circle) detected by Prussian Blue iron staining. (B) Morphometric analysis of stained iron in the CON and OVX groups. (C) Cytosolic iron content in the CON and OVX groups. Two-way ANOVA test. *p<0.05, **p<0.01 and ***p<0.001. CON = control, OVX = ovariectomy.