Distribution of caveolin isoforms in the lemur retina

Ágnes I. Berta, Anna L. Kiss, Ákos Lukáts, Arnold Szabó, Ágoston Szél

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Abstract

The distribution of caveolin isoforms was previously evaluated in the retinas of different species, but has not yet been described in the primate retina. In this study, the distribution of caveolins was assessed via immunochemistry using isoform-specific antibodies in the retina of the black-and-white ruffed lemur. Here, we report the presence of a variety of caveolin isoforms in many layers of the lemur retina. As normal human retinas were not available for research and the retinas of primates are fairly similar to those of humans, the lemur retina can be utilized as a model for caveolin distribution in normal humans.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-297
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Veterinary Science
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2007

Keywords

  • Caveolin
  • Immunocytochemistry
  • Lemur
  • Retina

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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