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Title: The role of monocytes in the initiation of diabetic retinopathy
Author: Serra, Andreia Monica Pedrosa Correia
ISNI:       0000 0001 3394 0857
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 2008
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Purpose: Inflammation may play a role in the development of diabetic retinopathy (DR). Monocytes/macrophages have been implicated in the initiation of microvascular damage in diabetes. In addition, leukocytes from diabetes have been shown to have increased expression of adhesion molecules and greater adhesion to endothelial cells (EC). The aims of this study were to determine which leukocyte subsets were involved in the inflammatory response in DR and how.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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