Lycium barbarum polysaccharides promotes in vivo proliferation of adult rat retinal progenitor cells

@inproceedings{Wang2015LyciumBP,
  title={Lycium barbarum polysaccharides promotes in vivo proliferation of adult rat retinal progenitor cells},
  author={Hua Wang and Benson Wui-Man Lau and Ningli Wang and Si-Ying Wang and Qing-Jun Lu and Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang and Kwok-fai So},
  booktitle={Neural regeneration research},
  year={2015}
}
Lycium barbarum is a widely used Chinese herbal medicine prescription for protection of optic nerve. However, it remains unclear regarding the effects of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides, the main component of Lycium barbarum, on in vivo proliferation of adult ciliary body cells. In this study, adult rats were intragastrically administered low- and high-dose Lycium barbarum polysaccharides (1 and 10 mg/kg) for 35 days and those intragastrically administered phosphate buffered saline served as… CONTINUE READING
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