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[Expression of heat shock protein 70 and heat shock protein 27 in lens epithelial cells induced by contusion and thermotolerance in rat model].

Authors
  • Rao, Hui-ying
  • Yao, Ke
  • Tang, Xia-jing
  • Xu, Wen
Type
Published Article
Journal
[Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
42
Issue
3
Pages
241–245
Identifiers
PMID: 16643757
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Increased expression of HSP70 in LECs of contused eyes possibly protects the proteins of lens against degeneration. Thermal preconditioning might suppress lens injury induced by contusion via increasing the expression of HSP70.

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