Biophysical Analysis of Eye Lens Transparency

  • Annette Tardieu
  • Françoise Vérétout
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Part of the Perspectives in Vision Research book series (PIVR)

Abstract

The molecular basis of eye lens transparency has been analyzed recently using osmotic pressure and solution X-ray scattering experiments, and the fundamental contribution of protein-protein interactions to the process was described (Vérétout et al., 1989). The aim of this chapter is to present the role of protein-protein interactions in a more pictorial way.

Keywords

Osmotic Pressure Protein Molecular Weight Protein Distribution Lens Transparency Crystallin Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annette Tardieu
    • 1
  • Françoise Vérétout
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Génétique MoléculaireCNRSGif sur Yvette CedexFrance

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