Nitric Oxide and Retinal Ischemia

  • Satoshi Kashii
  • Yoshihito Honda
  • Akinori Akaike


If the entire retina of an experimental animal is subjected to ischemia for a certain period of time and is then reperfused, subsequent cell death occurs particularly in the inner part of the retina, manifesting in a delayed fashion (Fig. 1). This delayed neuronal death due to retinal ischemia is now believed to reflect impaired cellular ion homeostasis especially concerning Ca2+.


Nitric Oxide NMDA Receptor Amacrine Cell Ganglion Cell Layer Outer Nuclear Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoshi Kashii
    • 1
  • Yoshihito Honda
    • 1
  • Akinori Akaike
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Graduate School of MedicineKyoto UniversityShogoin, Sakyo-ku, KyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical SciencesKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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