Bestrophin detected in the basal membrane of the retinal epithelium and drusen of monkeys with drusenoid maculopathy

@article{Gouras2009BestrophinDI,
  title={Bestrophin detected in the basal membrane of the retinal epithelium and drusen of monkeys with drusenoid maculopathy},
  author={Peter Gouras and Katrin Braun and Lena Ivert and Martha D Neuringer and Julie A. Mattison},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={247},
  pages={1051-1056}
}
To determine if bestrophin is present in the basal membrane of macular retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and in drusen of rhesus monkeys with age-related drusenoid maculopathy. The macular region of three rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), 23–24 years of age, with drusenoid maculopathy was dissected from eyes fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde. The macula was… CONTINUE READING