L S Tsao

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PURPOSE Herpes simplex virus (HSV) DNA persists in the corneas of patients and animals with a history of herpetic keratitis. The purpose of this study was to detect viral transcripts in the corneas of latently infected rabbits with a history of herpetic keratitis to determine whether the viral DNA represents latent virus, characterized by the restricted(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of these studies was to investigate the role of interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin 1beta (IL-1beta), and transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) in the regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase (NOS2) activity in rabbit corneal cells. METHODS Rabbit corneal epithelial, stromal, and(More)
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