Abundant lipid and protein components of drusen

Wang, Lan, Clark, Mark E, Crossman, David K, Kojima, Kyoko, Messinger, Jeffrey D, Mobley, James A and Curcio, Christine A (2010) Abundant lipid and protein components of drusen. PLoS One, 5 (4). ISSN 1932-6203

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Abstract

Drusen are extracellular lesions characteristic of aging and age-related maculopathy, a major retinal disease of the elderly. We determined the relative proportions of lipids and proteins in drusen capped with retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and in RPE isolated from non-macular regions of 36 human retinas with grossly normal maculas obtained

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Additional Information: © 2010 Wang et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: aged,aged, 80 and over,apolipoproteins,eye proteins,female,humans,lipids,macular degeneration,male,retina,retinal drusen,retinal pigment epithelium
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 15:02
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:33
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46194
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010329

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