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Synonyms for epithelium

membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body

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Abbreviations: GCL, ganglion cell layer; INL, inner nuclear layer; ONL, outer nuclear layer; RPE, retinal pigment epithelium.
The differential diagnosis of such an intraocular lesion includes uveal melanoma, astrocytic hamartoma, retinal hemangioblastomas, tumors of the retinal pigment epithelium, intraocular metastasis, and vasoproliferative tumors of the retina (VPTR).
Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium is a common comorbidity in patients with FAP, but Dr.
It is well known that any defect in the retinal pigment epithelium can lead to central serous retinopathy.
The CX-1 Hybrid Digital Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera provides five photography modes including color, red-free, cobalt, Fluorescein Angiography and Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) - which allows the user to take one-shot photography of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium layer in a standard configuration.
Continuing the march through various peripheral retinal degenerations, this section will cover congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE), intraretinal degenerations and frank retinal detachments.
In the two phase 1/2 studies, hESCs were differentiated into retinal pigment epithelium cells and transplanted into nine patients with Stargardt's macular dystrophy and nine patients with dry atrophic age-related macular degeneration, the leading causes of juvenile and adult blindness in the developed world, respectively.
Dietary antioxidants prevent age-related retinal pigment epithelium damage and blindness in mice lacking the[alpha]vI[sup.
This disorder affects retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells, the cells critical to the support of the retina's photoreceptor cells, which function in the transmission of messages from the retina to parts of the brain that interpret images.
Eventually, blindness results from photoreceptor loss associated with the degeneration in the pigmented layer of the retina, called retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)
With the financing, Advanced Cell will be able to advance its retinal pigment epithelium cells program.
Topics addressed include photoreceptor membrane conductance, how the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) regenerates 11-cis retinal, photoreceptor adaptation to various levels of illumination and the biochemical basis of this phenomenon as well as its psychophysical consequences, how the retina develops into its final structure, how signals are processed in the retinal synaptic layers, and how changes in the retina and RPE influence normal aging.
In GA, central scotomas correspond to areas that have developed atrophy, with a loss of retinal pigment epithelium, the overlying photoreceptors, and the underlying choriocapillaris (Green & Enger, 1993; Sarks, Sarks, & Killingsworth, 1988).
The antioxidant capabilities of these xanthophylls combined with their ability to trap short-wavelength light may serve to protect the outer retina, retinal pigment epithelium, and choriocapillaris from oxidative damage.
Abstract--We compared aged adult and fetal retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) migration and proliferation in cell culture.