Selenium-binding lactoferrin is taken into corneal epithelial cells by a receptor and prevents corneal damage in dry eye model animals
- Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
(issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
mesheuropmc: food and beverages | eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs | fluids and secretions
The ocular surface is strongly affected by oxidative stress, which causes many ocular diseases including dry eye. Previously, we showed that selenium compounds, e.g., selenoprotein P and Se-lactoferrin, were candidates for treatment of dry eye. This paper shows the effi...