Research Article

Lutein plus Water Chestnut (Trapa bispinosa Roxb.) Extract Inhibits the Development of Cataracts and Induces Antioxidant Gene Expression in Lens Epithelial Cells

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Observation of lens opacity in 9-week-old SCRs after ad libitum access to chow with or without LU+TBE or TBE alone from the age of 6 weeks. (a) Stereoscopic observation of representative lenses. (b) The density of lenses. Data are expressed as the (, ). (c) Histological analysis of representative lens. . SCR: Shumiya cataract rats; LU: lutein; TBE: Trapa bispinosa extract.