Effects of long-term passive smoking on vascular endothelial growth factor and apoptosis markers expression in lens and corneal epithelial cells: An experimental study


ÖZCURA F. , DÜNDAR S., METEOĞLU İ., KARA M. E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.39, no.6, pp.843-848, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0902-12
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.843-848

Abstract

Aim: To determine the effects of smoking on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression and apoptosis in lens and corneal epithelial cells.