N-Acetylcarnosine, a natural histidine-containing dipeptide, as a potent ophthalmic drug in treatment of human cataracts.

@article{Babizhayev2001NAcetylcarnosineAN,
  title={N-Acetylcarnosine, a natural histidine-containing dipeptide, as a potent ophthalmic drug in treatment of human cataracts.},
  author={Mark A. Babizhayev and Anatoly I. Deyev and Valentina N. Yermakova and Yuri A. Semiletov and Nina G Davydova and Natalya I Kurysheva and Alexander V Zhukotskii and Ita M Goldman},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={979-94}
}
A study was designed to document and quantify the changes in lens clarity over 6 and 24 months in 2 groups of 49 volunteers (76 eyes) with an average age of 65.3 +/- 7.0 enrolled at the time of diagnosis of senile cataracts of minimal to advanced opacification. The patients received N-acetylcarnosine, 1% sol (NAC) (26 patients, 41 eyes = Group II), placebo composition (13 patients, 21 eyes) topically (two drops, twice daily) to the conjunctival sac, or were untreated (10 patients, 14 eyes); the… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…