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Table 1 Assessment of HE/DAPI/Alpha-gal and SLA-1 stainings for muscle/leaflet/wall of control (NPV, n = 4), DPV(n = 4) and DDPV(n = 4)

From: Porcine pulmonary valve decellularization with NaOH-based vs detergent process: preliminary in vitro and in vivo assessments

   H.E. DAPI Alpha-gal SLA-1
Muscle NPV +++ +++ +++ +++
  DPV +
  DDPV + + ++
Leaflet NPV +++ +++ +++ +++
  DPV
  DDPV +
Wall NPV +++ +++ +++ +++
  DPV
  DDPV + + + ++
  1. Semi-quantitative numerical scale: –: no staining; +: staining traces; ++: moderate staining and +++: intense staining