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The role of pterostilbene in treating aged related macular degeneration and mechanism study

  title={The role of pterostilbene in treating aged related macular degeneration and mechanism study},
  author={Wenbo Zhao and Kun-bei Lai and Lijun Zhou and Fabao Xu and Chenjin Jin},
Aged related macular degeneration (AMD) is one progressive eye disease with complicated pathogenesis mechanisms. The degeneration of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the major pathological change of AMD, due to their gradual oxidation by free radicals. Pterostilbene as one derivative of resveratrol, has potent anti-oxidation function, but with unknown effects on AMD. This study aimed to investigate the function and mechanism of pterostilbene on RPE in AMD, further illustrating its effects on… 

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