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Preservation of photoreceptors in dystrophic RCS rats following allo- and xenotransplantation of IPE cells

Published inGraefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology, vol. 247, no. 3, p. 363-369
Publication date2009
Abstract

To examine whether iris pigment epithelial (IPE) cells transplanted into the subretinal space of Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rats have the ability to rescue photoreceptors.

Keywords
  • Animals
  • Cell Survival/physiology
  • Cell Transplantation/methods
  • Cells, Cultured
  • Graft Survival/physiology
  • Humans
  • Iris/cytology
  • Microscopy, Electron
  • Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate/physiology/ultrastructure
  • Pigment Epithelium of Eye/physiology/transplantation/ultrastructure
  • Rats
  • Rats, Long-Evans
  • Rats, Mutant Strains
  • Retinal Degeneration/pathology/surgery
  • Transplantation, Heterologous
  • Transplantation, Homologous
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
THUMANN, Gabriele et al. Preservation of photoreceptors in dystrophic RCS rats following allo- and xenotransplantation of IPE cells. In: Graefe’s archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology, 2009, vol. 247, n° 3, p. 363–369. doi: 10.1007/s00417-008-0998-x
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ISSN of the journal0721-832X
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