TACE-dependent ectodomain shedding of sTNFR1 was recognized in corneal epithelium. In the inflamed ocular surface, TNFR1 was expressed in the corneal and conjunctival epithelia after alkali burn treatment. sTNFR1, released from the ocular surface, may play an anti-inflammatory role in the inflammatory condition.
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