Quercetin Attenuates Lactate Production and Extracellular Matrix Secretion in Keratoconus

Abstract

Keratoconus(KC) is an ecstatic corneal disease leading to corneal-thinning and the formation of a cone-like cornea. Elevated lactate levels, increased oxidative stress, and myofibroblast formation have all been previously reported. In the current study, we assess the role of Quercetin on collagen secretion and myofibroblast formation in KC in vitro. Human… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep09003

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