Role of leukotrienes in diabetic retinopathy.

  title={Role of leukotrienes in diabetic retinopathy.},
  author={Tapan Behl and Ishneet Kaur and Anita Kotwani},
  journal={Prostaglandins & other lipid mediators},
The pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy is highly complex and encompasses the detrimental roles of numerous factors/mediators in inducing various molecular pathological alterations. Although the roles of many inflammatory mediators, involved in the progression of this complication, have been thoroughly researched and studied, the part played by leukotrienes remains widely neglected. This review focuses on leukotrienes-induced mediation and aggravation of the pathological pathways, such as… CONTINUE READING