Normal aging involves altered expression of growth factors in the rat choroid.


Normal aging of the choroid results in morphological and physiological changes. The growth factors that mediate these changes are unclear. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) binds its receptor 2, VEGFR2, to mediate vascular remodeling. Pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) is an inhibitor of angiogenesis produced by retinal pigmented epithelial… (More)



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