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Carotenoids and retinal disease by John T. Landrum, John Nolan

By John T. Landrum, John Nolan

''This publication outlines the pathological stipulations of the critical retina the place the macular pigment is understood to have its maximum involvement in security opposed to photooxidative harm. The publication makes a speciality of the character of the macular carotenoids, their delivery and accumulation in the retina, and their impact at the etiology of retinal illnesses. it is usually chapters that offer readers an knowing of Read more...

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2005; Dietzel et al. 2011) with age. High-performance liquid chromatography has been employed to study age effects in donor eyes. Both Bone et al. (1988) and Handelman et al. (1988) found no age effect. Bone et al. (2001) in another study comparing donor eyes with and without AMD found a slight increase with age. Studies using Raman spectroscopy initially all showed a strong decrease with age (Gellermann et al. 2002; Bernstein et al. 2004; Gellermann and Bernstein 2004). This seemed strange in view of the results from all other methods.

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