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Posterior attachment of ciliary muscle in young, accommodating old, presbyopic monkeys

Tamm, Ernst R., Lütjen-Drecoll, E., Jungkunz, W. and Rohen, J. W. (1991) Posterior attachment of ciliary muscle in young, accommodating old, presbyopic monkeys. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 32 (5), pp. 1678-1692.

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Abstract

The authors studied the posterior attachment of the ciliary muscle in seven young (3-10 yr) and five old (26-34 yr) rhesus monkeys by light microscopy and electron microscopy. Posterior attachment of the muscle bundles consisted of elastic tendons, exclusively. The elastic tendons were continuous with the elastic lamina of Bruch's membrane and were also connected by smaller elastic fibers to an ...

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Item type:Article
Date:1991
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Anatomie > Lehrstuhl für Humananatomie und Embryologie > Prof. Dr. Ernst Tamm
Identification Number:
ValueType
2016145PubMed ID
Classification:
NotationType
Accommodation, OcularMESH
Aging/pathologyMESH
AnimalsMESH
Ciliary Body/ultrastructureMESH
Elastic Tissue/ultrastructureMESH
FemaleMESH
Macaca mulattaMESH
MaleMESH
Muscle, Smooth/ultrastructureMESH
Presbyopia/pathologyMESH
Tendons/ultrastructureMESH
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:26876
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