A Role for Excitatory Amino Acids in Diabetic Eye Disease

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Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of vision loss. The primary clinical hallmarks are vascular changes that appear to contribute to the loss of sight. In a number of neurodegenerative disorders there is an appreciation that increased levels of excitatory amino acids are excitotoxic. The primary amino acid responsible appears to be the neurotransmitter… (More)

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@article{Pulido2007ARF, title={A Role for Excitatory Amino Acids in Diabetic Eye Disease}, author={Jose E. Pulido and Jose S. Pulido and Jay C. Erie and Jorge Arroyo and Kurt M Bertram and Miao-Jen Lu and Scott A Shippy}, journal={Experimental Diabetes Research}, year={2007}, volume={2007}, pages={552 - 563} }