Immunohistochemical study of pig retinal development

  title={Immunohistochemical study of pig retinal development},
  author={Jasenka Guduric-Fuchs and Laura J. Ringland and Ping Gu and Margaret Dellett and Desmond B. Archer and Tiziana Cogliati},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
PURPOSE The pig eye is similar to the human eye in terms of anatomy, vasculature, and photoreceptor distribution, and therefore provides an attractive animal model for research into retinal disease. The purpose of this study was to characterize retinal histology in the developing and mature pig retina using antibodies to well established retinal cell markers commonly used in rodents. METHODS Eyes were enucleated from fetuses in the 9th week of gestation, 1 week old piglets and 6 months old… CONTINUE READING