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Aquaporins in the eye: expression, function, and roles in ocular disease.


Schey| Wang| L Wenke| Qi KL| Z| J| YKevin L| Zhen| Jamie| Ying . Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2014 5 ; 1840(5). 1513-23


All thirteen known mammalian aquaporins have been detected in the eye. Moreover, aquaporins have been identified as playing essential roles in ocular functions ranging from maintenance of lens and corneal transparency to production of aqueous humor to maintenance of cellular homeostasis and regulation of signal transduction in the retina.

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