The Oxidative Modification of Lens Proteins

  • Donita Garland
  • Paul Russell
  • J. Samuel ZiglerJr.
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 49)


Many post-translational modifications of lens proteins occur during aging.1 Since the lens continues to grow throughout life and its cells and proteins are not turned over, these modifications accumulate in the older fiber cells.


Electron Spin Resonance Carbonyl Content Lens Crystallins Human Lens Lens Protein 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donita Garland
    • 1
  • Paul Russell
    • 1
  • J. Samuel ZiglerJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.National Eye InstituteNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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