Identifying Abnormal Protein Levels In Diabetic Retinopathy

Monday, May 12, 2008 - 09:35 in Health & Medicine

Researchers in Massachusetts are reporting an advance in bridging huge gaps in medical knowledge about the biochemical changes that occur inside the eyes of individuals with diabetic retinopathy (DR) -- a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in adults. They report discovery of 37 proteins that were increased or decreased in the eyes of patients with DR compared to patients without the disease.

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