maintenance of lens transparency

Known as: maintenance of ocular lens transparency, preservation of lens transparency 
A homeostatic process in which the lens is maintained in a highly refractive, transparent state to allow for optimal focusing of light on the retina… (More)

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2010
2010
PURPOSE Experiments have been conducted to study the hypothesis that caffeine would inhibit reactive oxygen species induced… (More)
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2010
2010
Volume homeostasis is essential for the preservation of lens transparency and this is of particular significance to anadromous… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world, accounting for approximately 42% of all blindness. Surgical treatment of… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE The small GTPases function as "molecular switches" by binding and releasing GTP to mediate downstream signaling effects… (More)
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2006
2006
PURPOSE To determine whether the potassium chloride cotransporter (KCC) family is expressed in the rat lens and to ascertain… (More)
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2006
2006
The matricellular protein SPARC (also known as osteonectin and BM-40) is expressed abundantly in lens epithelium. That SPARC-null… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was the characterization of eight new dominant cataract mutations. METHODS Lenses of mutant… (More)
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2002
2002
To understand why the water channel aquaporin-0 (AQP0) replaces aquaporin-1(AQP1) during lens development, we studied its spatial… (More)
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2000
2000
SPARC (secreted protein, acidic and rich in cysteine) is a matricellular glycoprotein that regulates morphogenesis, cellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To determine the role of SPARC (secreted protein, acidic, and rich in cysteine) in cataractogenesis by examining mice… (More)
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