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Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology

, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 236–237 | Cite as

Glycated Albumin Induces Activation of Activator Protein-1 in Retinal Glial Cells

  • Akinori Okumura
  • Yoshinori Mitamura
  • Kazuhiko Namekata
  • Kazuaki Nakamura
  • Chikako Harada
  • Takayuki Harada
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Key words

activator protein-1 proliferative diabetic retinopathy retinal glial cell transcription factor 

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© Japanese Ophthalmological Society 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Akinori Okumura
    • 1
  • Yoshinori Mitamura
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kazuhiko Namekata
    • 1
  • Kazuaki Nakamura
    • 1
  • Chikako Harada
    • 1
  • Takayuki Harada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular NeurobiologyTokyo Metropolitan Institute for NeuroscienceTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, School of MedicineSapporo Medical UniversitySapporoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual ScienceChiba University Graduate School of MedicineChibaJapan

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