[Effect of heparin on proliferation of cultivated bovine lens epithelial cells].

@article{Knorr1992EffectOH,
  title={[Effect of heparin on proliferation of cultivated bovine lens epithelial cells].},
  author={Marcelo Knorr and Kerstin Wunderlich and Klaus Peter Steuhl and Heather Thiel and Peter C. Dartsch},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  year={1992},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={
          319-24
        }
}
The treatments proposed to date for the prevention of secondary cataract have shown limited efficacy or have not been satisfactory due to ocular toxicity. Since it has been demonstrated that heparin can inhibit the proliferative activity of smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo, we examined the effect of heparin at concentrations ranging from 20 to 200 micrograms/ml on the proliferation of cultured bovine lens epithelial cells (BLEC) under various culture conditions: (1… CONTINUE READING