Figure 6: DSC Curves of Treated and Nontreated Valve Samples

Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) curves of a leaflet of a native aortic valve (red) and glutaraldehyde-treated (Glut) (blue) valve samples. DSC curves of a leaflet of 90% ethanol–treated (EtOH) (black), PAA-treated (green), and scCO2-treated (purple) valve samples. The treatments were performed on decellularized valves. Abbreviations as in Figure 3.