Role of Axonal Transport in the Pathophysiology of Retinal and Optic Nerve Disease
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.
KeywordsRetinal Ganglion Cell Axonal Transport Optic Nerve Head Lamina Cribrosa Axoplasmic Transport
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