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Serum levels of adiponectin are associated with diabetic retinopathy and with adiponectin gene mutations in Caucasian patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.
- B. Zietz, C. Buechler, K. Kobuch, M. Neumeier, J. Schoelmerich, A. Schaeffler
- Experimental and clinical endocrinology…
- 25 March 2008
INTRODUCTION Even diabetic patients with excellent glycemic control can develop diabetic complications very early. Possibly, not only the degree of glycemic control, but other factors as well are… Expand
Ascorbic acid modulates proliferation and extracellular matrix accumulation of hyalocytes.
Ascorbic acid is known to influence proliferation and functional properties of several cell types and is therefore widely used in tissue engineering. In this study, the effect of ascorbic acid on the… Expand
Safety testing of indocyanine green in an ex vivo porcine retina model.
- P. Saikia, T. Maisch, +5 authors J. Hillenkamp
- Medicine, Biology
- Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
- 1 November 2006
PURPOSE To assess retinal toxicity of indocyanine green (ICG) in a porcine ex vivo perfusion organ culture model, and to measure intraretinal penetration of ICG applied to the retinal surface. … Expand
Functional fabrication of recombinant human collagen-phosphorylcholine hydrogels for regenerative medicine applications.
- M. Mirazul Islam, V. Cėpla, +9 authors M. Griffith
- Materials Science, Medicine
- Acta biomaterialia
- 15 January 2015
The implant-host interface is a critical element in guiding tissue or organ regeneration. We previously developed hydrogels comprising interpenetrating networks of recombinant human collagen type III… Expand
Cellular and nerve regeneration within a biosynthetic extracellular matrix for corneal transplantation
- Fengfu Li, D. J. Carlsson, +7 authors M. Griffith
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 5 December 2003
Our objective was to determine whether key properties of extracellular matrix (ECM) macromolecules can be replicated within tissue-engineered biosynthetic matrices to influence cellular properties… Expand
Subretinales Mikrophotodioden-Array als Ersatz für degenerierte Photorezeptoren?
ZusammenfassungEs wird eine Übersicht über den Stand der Entwicklungen eines subretinalen, elektronischen Mikrophotodioden-Arrays gegeben, mit dem degenerierte Photorezeptoren ersetzt werden können.… Expand
Outflow facilities through Descemet's membrane in rabbits
- D. Spiegel, Marion Schefthaler, K. Kobuch
- Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental…
- 1 February 2002
Abstract.Background: The outflow pathway in viscocanalostomy, a new procedure in glaucoma surgery, is unclear; however, outflow through Descemet's membrane has been postulated. This study evaluates… Expand
Riboflavin–UV-A Crosslinking for Fixation of Biosynthetic Corneal Collagen Implants
Purpose: To evaluate riboflavin–UV-A crosslinking as an alternative suture-free fixation method for biosynthetic corneal collagen implants. Methods: A range of cell-free corneal implants consisting… Expand
Ascorbic acid for in vitro hyalocyte culture - an important factor towards a cellular vitreous substitute