Taurine in gerbil retina: changes during ischemia reperfusion/insult (I.R.I.) and aging.


The retina contains a high amount of taurine which suggests a role in retinal function. The mongolian gerbil is well studied in stroke because of its incomplete circle of Willis. Two groups of gerbils were used: one served as control and the other was subjected to unilateral left carotid occlusion during 30 minutes, followed by 60 minutes of reperfusion… (More)


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