Expression and potential role of major inflammatory cytokines in experimental keratomycosis

@inproceedings{Zhong2009ExpressionAP,
  title={Expression and potential role of major inflammatory cytokines in experimental keratomycosis},
  author={Wenxian Zhong and Hongmei Yin and Lixin Xie},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
  year={2009}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the expression and regulation of the four major inflammatory cytokines in fungal keratitis (FK) with the goal of further understanding its pathogenesis in order to develop more effective therapeutic approaches. METHODS Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans were the corneal pathogens selected for this study to establish murine FK using epikeratophakia with the aid of corneal epithelium erasion. One, three, five, and seven days post… CONTINUE READING

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