Human Physiology

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Molecular-physiological aspects of peptide regulation of the function of the retina in retinitis pigmentosa

  • V. Kh. Khavinson
  • V. E. Pronyaeva
  • N. S. Linkova
  • S. V. Trofimova
  • R. S. Umnov


Peptide bioregulators promote restoration of the physiological activity of the retina in retinitis pigmentosa in older adults and in animal models. The molecular mechanism of the physiological activity of peptides is associated with their ability to epigenetically regulate the synthesis of protein markers of the differentiation of retinal neurons and pigment epithelium.


peptides retinitis pigmentosa epigenetic regulation cell differentiation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Kh. Khavinson
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. E. Pronyaeva
    • 2
  • N. S. Linkova
    • 2
  • S. V. Trofimova
    • 2
  • R. S. Umnov
    • 2
  1. 1.Pavlov Institute of PhysiologyRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and GerontologySt. PetersburgRussia

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