Culture & characterisation of limbal epithelial cells & oral mucosal cells.

@article{Krishnan2010CultureC,
  title={Culture & characterisation of limbal epithelial cells & oral mucosal cells.},
  author={Sasirekha Krishnan and Geetha Krishnan Iyer and Subramanium Krishnakumar},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2010},
  volume={131},
  pages={422-8}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Sources of autologous tissue that can functionally replace the corneal epithelium have been considered as an alternative to allogenous limbal transplants for limbal stem cells deficiency (LSCD). The aim of the present study was to compare the characterization of oral mucosa with limbal epithelial cells by markers using reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). METHODS Experiments were performed using oral tissue (n=6) obtained from patients who… CONTINUE READING

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