Degenerative Lesions of the Liver

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Amyloid deposition is rare in B6C3F1 mice but more common in the liver (and also the gallbladder) of CD-1 mice. It is usually located beneath the sinusoidal lining and in the wall of portal blood vessels. Amyloid deposition around blood vessels in the portal areas.