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Biochem J (2015) 465 (1): 115–125.
Published: 12 December 2014
... injection of the peptides prevented sodium-selenite-induced cataract formation in rats by inhibiting protein aggregation and oxidative stress. Our study has identified peptides from Hsp20 and Hsp27 that may have therapeutic benefit in diseases where protein aggregation and apoptosis are contributing factors...
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Biochem J (2008) 409 (3): 691–699.
Published: 15 January 2008
...Paul Evans; Christine Slingsby; B. A. Wallace Age-related cataract is a result of crystallins, the predominant lens proteins, forming light-scattering aggregates. In the low protein turnover environment of the eye lens, the crystallins are susceptible to modifications that can reduce stability...
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Biochem J (2003) 374 (3): 677–685.
Published: 15 September 2003
...Hong YAN; Antony C. WILLIS; John J. HARDING Several mechanisms have been proposed for the way in which glucose and its metabolites cause cataract, retinopathy and other complications of diabetes, the most convincing being glycation. Glycation, the reaction of sugars with free amino groups...
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Biochem J (2001) 358 (1): 41–48.
Published: 08 August 2001
.... 3 To whom correspondence should be addressed (e-mail ckjoo@cmc.cuk.ac.kr ). 19 1 2001 1 6 2001 14 6 2001 The Biochemical Society, London ©2001 2001 cataract epithelial-to-mesenchymal transformation TGF-β 1 transformation Abbreviations used: APMA, 4...