Histochemistry of the Retina in the Alloxan-diabetic Rat.

  title={Histochemistry of the Retina in the Alloxan-diabetic Rat.},
  author={Frank W. Newell and Shigeharu Kurimoto},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
THERE have been relatively few studies of the carbohydrate metabolism of the retina of the alloxan-diabetic animal and not all have been in agreement. Illing and Gray (1951) described an impairment of glucose utilization in the retina of diabetic rabbits, but these results were not confirmed by Kornblueth, Yardeni-Yaron, and Wertheimer (1953). DeRoetth and Pei (1960), using manometric techniques, found decreased anaerobic glycolysis and increased succinic dehydrogenase activity in the retina of… CONTINUE READING