Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/5306
Title: Diabetes changes ionotropic glutamate receptor subunit expression level in the human retina
Authors: Santiago, Ana R. 
Hughes, John M. 
Kamphuis, Willem 
Schlingemann, Reinier O. 
Ambrósio, António F. 
Keywords: Diabetes; Diabetic retinopathy; Ionotropic glutamate receptors
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Brain Research. 1198:(2008) 153-159
Abstract: Early diabetic retinopathy is characterized by changes in subtle visual functions such as contrast sensitivity and dark adaptation. The outcome of several studies suggests that glutamate is involved in retinal neurodegeneration during diabetes. We hypothesized that the protein levels of ionotropic glutamate receptor subunits are altered in the retina during diabetes. Therefore, we investigated whether human diabetic patients have altered immunoreactivity of ionotropic glutamate receptor subunits in the retina.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/5306
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Ciências da Vida - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat
fileb8b0c913a00e4dd295b18e7e43d780ef.pdf782.43 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record

Page view(s) 20

565
checked on Sep 17, 2019

Download(s) 50

275
checked on Sep 17, 2019

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.