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  • Carmen Clapp, Stéphanie Thébault, Edith Arnold, Celina García, José Carlos Rivera, Gonzalo Martínez de la Escalera
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and…
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 October 2008)
  • Disruption of the quiescent state of blood vessels in the retina leads to aberrant vasopermeability and angiogenesis, the major causes of vision loss in diabetic retinopathy. Prolactin is expressedExpand
  • Edith Arnold, Stéphanie Thébault, +8 authors Carmen Clapp
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • 2014 (First Publication: 29 January 2014)
  • Retinal degeneration is characterized by the progressive destruction of retinal cells, causing the deterioration and eventual loss of vision. We explored whether the hormone prolactin providesExpand
  • Martha E. Cruz-Soto, Gabriela Cosío, +9 authors Carmen Clapp
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 December 2009)
  • Vasoinhibins are a family of N-terminal prolactin (PRL) fragments that inhibit blood vessel growth, dilation, permeability, and survival. The aspartyl endoprotease cathepsin D is active at acidic pHExpand
  • Celina Marelli Espinoza García, Jorge Aranda, +9 authors Carmen Clapp
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical investigation
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 May 2008)
  • Increased retinal vasopermeability contributes to diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults. Despite clinical progress, effective therapy remains a major need.Expand
  • M T T Ramirez, Zhijian Wu, +6 authors Carmen Clapp
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 November 2011)
  • PURPOSE Specific proteolytic cleavages of the hormone prolactin (PRL) generate vasoinhibins, a family of peptides (including 16-kDa PRL) that are able to inhibit the pathologic increase in retinalExpand
  • Angel I Melo, Mirsha Pérez-Ledezma, Carmen Clapp, Edith Arnold, S Alison
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 September 2009)
  • During early life, prolactin (PRL) ingested by the pups through the milk participates in the development of neuroendocrine, immunological and reproductive systems. The present study tested whether aExpand