Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 15 September 2004
Iron glut clouds eyes in mice
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/37/nf85
Abstract: Too much iron wrinkles vision, according to new work. Mice that lack two iron-oxidizing enzymes show signs of age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision loss in elderly people. The study suggests that drugs that reduce iron amounts might prevent or slow the disease.
Citation: R. J. Davenport, Tarnished Vision. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (37), nf85 (2004).
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