Photoreceptor Protection by Mesencephalic Astrocyte-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (MANF)

@inproceedings{Lu2018PhotoreceptorPB,
  title={Photoreceptor Protection by Mesencephalic Astrocyte-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (MANF)},
  author={Jianmin Lu and Lingyu Luo and Deqiang Huang and Xian Rong Liu and Xin Jie Xia and Zhengying Wang and Byron L. Lam and Jinglin Yi and Rong Wen and Yiwen Li},
  booktitle={eNeuro},
  year={2018}
}
Retinal degenerations are a major cause of vision impairment and blindness. Neuroprotective therapy is a promising therapeutic strategy for retinal degenerative diseases. We investigated a novel neurotrophic factor mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) in the retina. MANF is expressed at a high level during postnatal development and the… CONTINUE READING