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Hyalocytes in tissue engineering - First steps towards a cell-based vitreous substitute

URN to cite this document: urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-7460

Sommer, Florian (2007) Hyalocytes in tissue engineering - First steps towards a cell-based vitreous substitute. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

The vitreous body represents the main compartment of the eye. This unique tissue is free of cells in its centre, however, in the cortex of the vitreous body and in the vitreous base, there are a sparse number of cells, designated as hyalocytes. In an increasing number of clinical situations, removal of the vitreous body becomes necessary to prevent blindness. Subsequent to this surgical ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Der Glaskörper, das größte Kompartiment des Auges, stellt ein einzigartiges Gewebe dar, das im Zentrum zellfrei ist, jedoch im Randbereich sowie in der Nähe des Ziliarkörpers eine geringe Anzahl an Zellen, sogenannte Hyalozyten, enthält. Zur Behandlung bestimmter, stetig zunehmender Augenerkrankungen muss der Glaskörper aus dem Auge entfernt werden, um ein Erblinden des Patienten zu verhindern. ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:11 December 2007
Referee:Achim (Prof. Dr.) Göpferich
Date of exam:16 November 2006
Institutions:Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institute of Pharmacy > Pharmaceutical Technology (Prof. Göpferich)
Keywords:Tissue Engineering , Glaskörper , Vitrektomie , Zellkultur , Transforming Growth Factor beta 1 , Wachstumsfaktor , Fibroblastenwachstumsfaktor , Hyaloz Fibroblastenwachstumsfaktor yt , Glaskörperersatzstoff , Pyruvat , hyalocyte , vitreous replacement , vitreous substitution , ocular tissue engineering
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:27 Oct 2009 08:13
Last modified:13 Mar 2014 11:44
Item ID:10523
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