Structure of corneal epithelium

Known as: Corneal epithelium, cornea epithelium, Anterior Corneal Epithelium 
Stratified squamous epithelium that covers the outer surface of the CORNEA. It is smooth and contains many free nerve endings.

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Corneal renewal and repair are mediated by stem cells of the limbus, the narrow zone between the cornea and the bulbar… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Transparency of the cornea, the window of the eye, is a prerequisite for vision. Angiogenesis into the normally avascular cornea… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Notch proteins are important in binary cell-fate decisions and inhibiting differentiation in many developmental systems, and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Alteration of gene expression is a crucial component of adaptive responses to hypoxia. These responses are mediated by hypoxia… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To investigate the outcome of cultivated corneal epithelial transplantation for severe stem cell deficiencies using… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ocular pemphigoid, and thermal or chemical burns can cause scarring and opacification of the… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Complete loss of the corneal-limbal epithelium leads to re-epithelialisation by bulbar conjunctival cells. Since… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
After n-heptanol removal of the total corneal epithelium and a limbal lamellar keratectomy, 23 rabbit eyes developed features of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Despite the obvious importance of epithelial stem cells in tissue homeostasis and tumorigenesis, little is known about their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
In this paper we present keratin expression data that lend strong support to a model of corneal epithelial maturation in which… (More)
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