Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 20th, 2006
"Leukocyte accumulation in the retina is thought to play a key role in the early stage of diabetic retinopathy. Leukocyte-endothelial adhesion is important for leukostasis, and high glucose levels may influence it," scientists writing in the journal Experimental Eye Research report.
"However, few studies have demonstrated leukocyte-endothelial adhesion using cultured human retinal endothelial cells (HRECs) after high glucose exposure. We report herein the results of neutrophil-endothelial adhesion assay after high glucose exposure," said F. Hirata and...
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