Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 28th, 2005
T. Oshitari and colleagues working with Boston University used a streptozotocin injection to create five, out of ten, diabetic rats. They explained, "After 3 weeks of diabetes, retinas were isolated and retinal explants were cultured in serum-free media. On day 6, the number of neurites was counted in retinal explants obtained from control and diabetic rat retinas.
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