Alteration of mucin in human conjunctival epithelia in dry eye.

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PURPOSE The objective of this study was to determine whether alteration in mucins could be detected in patients with dry eye symptoms by using the monoclonal antibody H185, which recognizes carbohydrate epitopes on mucin molecules. METHODS Immunohistochemistry and immunoelectron microscopy was used to examine binding of H185 antibody to conjunctival cells… (More)

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