Figure 4: Histopathological investigation of the radioprotective effects of hesperidin and radiation damage in the chronic phase (8 weeks). (A and a) Sham: Alveolar space, bronchioles and vascular bed are seen normal. (B and b) Radiotherapy: Acute collagen deposition is seen. (C and c) Hesperidin + radiotherapy: Deposition of collagen is seen as mild. Collagen deposition is seen light blue. The yellow frame shows a magnification of ×400. (Massonæs trichrome staining, ABC: Magnification ×100, abc: Magnification ×400).