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Role of Axonal Transport in the Pathophysiology of Retinal and Optic Nerve Disease

  • Johan Sjöstrand
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Abstract

The analysis of intra-axonal transport of retinal ganglion cells in various retinopathies and optic neuropathies has given a unique insight into the dynamics of the axonal transport and metabolism of the diseased retinal ganglion cells. In a number of recent studies axonal transport dysfunctions have been described in association with a variety of pathological conditions affecting the retinal ganglion cell and its axon.

Keywords

Retinal Ganglion Cell Axonal Transport Optic Nerve Head Lamina Cribrosa Axoplasmic Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johan Sjöstrand
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Göteborg, Sahlgren’s HospitalGöteborgSweden

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