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Dimensions and morphology of the cornea in three strains of mice.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
0146-0404
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology
Publication Date
Volume
50
Issue
8
Pages
3648–3654
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.08-2941
PMID: 19264894
Source
Medline

Abstract

This study demonstrated that in the three strains of mice examined, the cornea becomes significantly thinner toward the periphery. Dimensionally, proportionally, and anatomically the three strains used appeared to be similar. However, morphologic differences were observed compared with other mammals, and awareness of these differences is important when using the mouse as an animal model applicable to the human.

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