[HPETE, an arachidonic acid metabolite, induces apoptosis in rat retina in vitro].


BACKGROUND Apoptosis is a gene-regulated mode of cell death which gains increasing importance in retinal pathologies such as retinitis pigmentosa, retinal detachment and proliferative vitreoretinopathy. A better understanding of the regulation of apoptosis could imply the means to reduce photoreceptor cell death and thereby provide therapeutic strategies to… (More)


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