Effects of long-term passive smoking on the vascular endothelial growth factor and apoptosis marker expression in the retina and choroid: an experimental study


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

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.42, ss.377-383, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-0912-457
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.377-383

Özet

Aim: To investigate the effects of smoking, reported as a risk factor for age related macular degeneration (ARMD), on the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression and apoptosis in the retina and choroid of rats.