FGF-2 counteracts loss of TGF β affected cells from rat lens explants : Implications for PCO ( after cataract )

@inproceedings{Mansfield2004FGF2CL,
  title={FGF-2 counteracts loss of TGF β affected cells from rat lens explants : Implications for PCO ( after cataract )},
  author={Kylie Jan Mansfield and Anna Cerra and Coral G. Chamberlain},
  year={2004}
}
The lens of the eye is a flattened transparent globe, through which light must pass on its way to the retina. It consists of only two cell types, elongated fiber cells covered anteriorly by a monolayer of epithelial cells. Cataract, or loss of lens transparency, accounts for about 42 percent of all blindness. Globally, more than 20 million people now have… CONTINUE READING