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Set of lens fibers

Known as: Lens fibers, Fibrae lentis, Set of lens cells 
The transparent, elongated cells extending from the posterior to anterior pole of the eye forming the concentric layers of the crystalline lens.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Cataract is a visible opacity in the lens substance, which, when located on the visual axis, leads to visual loss. Age-related… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
gamma-Crystallins are major structural components of the lens fiber cells in amphibians and mammals. Many dominant inherited… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
There is increasing evidence that programmed cell death (PCD) depends on a novel family of intracellular cysteine proteases… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Gap junction channels formed by alpha3 (Cx46) and alpha8 (Cx50) connexin provide pathways for communication between the fiber… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Tumor suppressor proteins are believed to play a role in regulating cell cycle control during mammalian development. The E6 and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The crystalline lens is an attractive system to study the biology of intercellular communication; however, the identity of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Isoform-specific antibodies to TGF beta 1, TGF beta 2, and TGF beta 3 proteins were generated and have been used to examine the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Gap junctions are composed of a family of structural proteins called connexins, which oligomerize into intercellular channels and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Synthetic oligonucleotide probes have been used to identify two overlapping cDNA clones that represent the entire coding region… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Exposure of the lens of the eye to a high concentration of an aldose, such as n-glucose, n-galactose, or n-xylose, results in the… Expand
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