A new epithelial cell type in the human cornea.


PURPOSE To study the expression of intermediate filaments in the human cornea. METHODS Light and electron microscopic and immunohistochemical studies were performed on 20 corneas from subjects of various ages. RESULTS A hitherto unrecognized epithelial cell population emerged from the immunohistochemical studies. Epithelial cells were invariably present… (More)


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@article{Lauweryns1993ANE, title={A new epithelial cell type in the human cornea.}, author={Brigitre Lauweryns and Joost J. van den Oord and R De vos and Lies Christine Missotten}, journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science}, year={1993}, volume={34 6}, pages={1983-90} }