Methods for culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells: a review of current protocols and future recommendations

@inproceedings{Fronk2016MethodsFC,
  title={Methods for culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells: a review of current protocols and future recommendations},
  author={Aaron H. Fronk and Elizabeth Vargis},
  booktitle={Journal of tissue engineering},
  year={2016}
}
The retinal pigment epithelium is an important part of the vertebrate eye, particularly in studying the causes and possible treatment of age-related macular degeneration. The retinal pigment epithelium is difficult to access in vivo due to its location at the back of the eye, making experimentation with age-related macular degeneration treatments problematic. An alternative to in vivo experimentation is cultivating the retinal pigment epithelium in vitro, a practice that has been going on since… CONTINUE READING

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