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Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2004 Dec;15(6):411-7.

Nerve growth factor involvement in the visual system: implications in allergic and neurodegenerative diseases.

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CIR Laboratorio di Oftalmologia, Campus Bio-Medico and Fondazione GB Bietti, Rome, Italy.

Abstract

The purpose of this review is to outline the main role of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the visual system and particularly in the ocular surface in physiological and pathological conditions. The present review of experimental and clinical studies will highlight old and recent strategies for treating ocular surface and tear disorders with NGF.

PMID:
15561599
DOI:
10.1016/j.cytogfr.2004.09.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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