Rods Produce a Diffusible Factor Promoting Cone Photoreceptor Survival In Vivo and in Vitro

  • David Hicks
  • Saddek Mohand-Said
  • Thierry Leveillard
  • Henri Dreyfus
  • Jose Sahel


To investigate possible trophic effects of transplanted rod photoreceptors upon recipient cone photoreceptors in mutant retinal degeneration (rd) mice retinas.


Retinitis Pigmentosa Retinal Degeneration Mouse Retina Cone Photoreceptor Retinal Dystrophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Hicks
    • 1
  • Saddek Mohand-Said
    • 1
  • Thierry Leveillard
    • 1
  • Henri Dreyfus
    • 1
  • Jose Sahel
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physiopathologie RetinienneClinique Ophtalmologique Centre Hospitalier Universitaire RégionalStrasbourg CedexFrance

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