Modulation of VEGF receptors to prevent limbal stem cell transplant rejection
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
April 2019 -
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Modulation of VEGF receptors to prevent Limbal Stem Cell Transplant rejection Abstract: The ranking of ocular trauma as the fourth most common injury among combat personnel indicates the vital importance of evaluating and promoting ocular health among veterans. Corneal neovascularization, or the growth of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) and new lymphatic vessels (lymphangiogenesis) in the cornea, often results from infection or severe corneal injury caused by explosion pressure, penetration by...