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Immune System Can Slow Degenerative Eye Disease

News   Jun 18, 2019 | Original story from the National Institutes of Health.

 
Immune System Can Slow Degenerative Eye Disease

Retinal sections from a patient with retinitis pigmentosa show microglia (green) migrating into the photoreceptor layer (blue) once degeneration had begun. Inset shows microglia expressing C3 (red), which occurred in the context of photoreceptor degeneration. Credit: NEI.

 
 
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