IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL PRESENTATION OF APOPTOSIS AND AQUEOUS HUMOR'S NITRIC OXIDE LEVELS IN KERATOCONUS


Uzunoglu E., Lortlar N., Erdogan D., Erdamar H., Akyol E. S. , Akata F.

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.9, no.1, pp.5-9, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-9
  • Keywords: Keratoconus, atspase 9, nitric oxide, inducible nitric oxide synthase, CASPASE ACTIVATION, EPITHELIAL INJURY, OXIDATIVE STRESS, CELL APOPTOSIS, CORNEAL, EYE, MODEL, PH

Abstract

Objective: This study aims to demonstrate corneal epithelium and stromal Caspase-9 mediated apoptosis and nitrit/nitrate levels of aqueous humor in cases with heratoconus.