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Structure of retinal pigment epithelium

Known as: Pigmented layer of retina, Pigment epithelium of retina, Pigment Epithelium, Retinal 
A continuous, insulating monolayer of cuboidal/columnar epithelium which extends from the margins of the optic nerve head to the ora serrata where it… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the elderly. Genetics, environmental insults, and… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Since they were first derived more than three decades ago, embryonic stem cells have been proposed as a source of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND It has been 13 years since the discovery of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs). Our report provides the first… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Dysfunction and loss of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) leads to degeneration of photoreceptors in age-related macular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE To measure macular choroidal thickness in normal eyes at different points using enhanced depth imaging (EDI) optical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a group of inherited blinding diseases with onset during childhood. One form of the disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Early-onset, severe retinal dystrophy caused by mutations in the gene encoding retinal pigment epithelium-specific 65-kD protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
ABSTRACT We have constructed a new series of lentivirus vectors based on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) that can… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) plays a critical role in the development and maintenance of adjacent photoreceptors in the… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
A common detection and classification system is needed for epidemiologic studies of age-related maculopathy (ARM). Such a grading… Expand
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