Immunohistochemical localisation of d-β-aspartic acid in pingueculae

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Kaji, Y; Oshika, T; Okamoto, F; Fujii, N;
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Journal: British journal of ophthalmology,volume 93,issue 7,pages974-976 (issn: 0007-1161)
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  • Subject: 医学
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Background: D-β-Aspartic acid residues, which are biologically uncommon, have been reported to accumulate in various proteins of the living body with age. In the present study, D-β-aspartic acid-containing proteins were found to be localised in pingueculae, which repres... View more
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