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Dehydroascorbic acid, a blood–brain barrier transportable form of vitamin C, mediates potent cerebroprotection in experimental stroke
Neuronal injury in ischemic stroke is partly mediated by cytotoxic reactive oxygen species. Although the antioxidant ascorbic acid (AA) or vitamin C does not penetrate the blood–brain barrier (BBB),Expand
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Intraocular pressure and aqueous outflow facility in light-induced avian buphthalmos.
Chicks reared under continuous light from hatching develop buphthalmos by 16 weeks of age. This eye enlargement was found to be associated with increased intraocular pressure and impaired aqueousExpand
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CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS OF PLASMA CORTICOID LEVELS, INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE AND AQUEOUS OUTFLOW FACILITY IN NORMAL AND GLAUCOMATOUS EYES *
  • T. Boyd, L. McLeod
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 September 1964
The mean intra-ocular pressure ( IOP) for normal eyes is 15 mm.Hg. and this pressure is'the result of a balanced inflow and outflow of aqueous humor. Aqueous inflow is the result of a secretion fromExpand
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Senile disciform macular degeneration and smoking.
We studied the smoking habits of 114 patients with senile disciform degeneration of the macula. The mean age at onset of blindness in the first eye was 64 years in those currently smoking; this wasExpand
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Genesis of light-induced avian glaucoma.
Light-induced avian glaucoma is characterized by eye enlargement, high intraocular pressure (IOP), low outflow facility (C), and reduced aqueous space volume. In this study we have identified severalExpand
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Sympathetic Denervation Effects on Avian Eye Development and Aqueous Fluid Dynamics 1
Sympathetic denervation of the eye in experimental mammals, either by surgical means (1, 2) , or pharmacologically (3), has been reported to cause a decrease in intraocular pressure (IOP), anExpand
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New method of assessing choroidal ischemia in open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.
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Thalamic amnesia: Korsakoff syndrome due to left thalamic infarction
In order to support the concept that a lesion of the thalamus is sufficient to cause a Korsakoff syndrome, we are presenting 5 patients, all of whom developed the syndrome after sustaining a leftExpand
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A comparison of surgical and conservative treatment in glaucoma simplex.
  • T. Boyd
  • Medicine
  • Transactions. Ophthalmological Society of the…
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Free amino acids in tissues of the skate Raja erinacea and the stingray Dasyatis sabina: effects of environmental dilution.
Concentrations of individual free amino acids were determined in various tissues of the skate (Raja erinacea) and the stingray (Dasyatis sabina), and the relationship of cellular free amino acidExpand
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