Active Biological Substance Present in Normal Keratocytes and Capable of Acting on the Stored Mucopolysaccharides in Macular Dystrophy of the Cornea

  • Jules François
  • Virgilio Victoria-Troncoso


We found an active biological substance (an enzyme or an enzymatic complex), which is capable of acting on the acid mucopolysaccharides (keratosulphate) stored in macular dystrophy of the cornea.


Toluidine Blue Alcian Blue Corneal Stroma Acid Mucopolysaccharide Colloidal Iron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jules François
    • 1
  • Virgilio Victoria-Troncoso
  1. 1.Ophthalmological Clinic of the University of GhentBelgium

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