Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Clinico-biochemical study of experimental complicated cataracts.|
Angra, S K
Mathur, R L
|Citation:||Sihota R, Mohan M, Angra SK, Mathur RL. Clinico-biochemical study of experimental complicated cataracts. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 1991 Oct-Dec; 39(4): 148-50|
|Abstract:||Clinically observed complicated cataracts, generally do not have a definite causal factor. We studied the effects of E. coli toxin injected suprachoroidally, to simulate the effect of toxins released by extraocular organisms on the lens. 79.2% of eyes had a definable cataract at the end of the 6th week of observation. The biochemical changes portrayed an increased oxidative activity in the lens, evidenced by a fall in glutathione concentration, and the consequent tertiary reorientation of proteins to increase insoluble proteins, forming a cataract.|
|Appears in Collections:||Indian Journal of Ophthalmology|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.