Explant culture of human lens epithelial cells from senile cataract patients.

Abstract

Human lens epithelial cells (HLECs) with lens capsules were cultured to investigate the morphology and outgrowth potential of the cultured cells. Anterior lens capsules obtained during cataract surgery were placed cell side down in a medium in culture wells. Cultivation was successful with 24 of 36 specimens from senile cataract patients. The HLECs grew… (More)

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@article{Ibaraki1993ExplantCO, title={Explant culture of human lens epithelial cells from senile cataract patients.}, author={Nobuhiro Ibaraki and Kentaro Ohara and H. Shimizu}, journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology}, year={1993}, volume={37 3}, pages={310-7} }