Lutein plus Water Chestnut (Trapa bispinosa Roxb.) Extract Inhibits the Development of Cataracts and Induces Antioxidant Gene Expression in Lens Epithelial Cells
Expression of peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) and catalase in LECs from 9-week-old SCRs after access ad libitum chow with or without LU and TBE from the age of 6 weeks. (a) The expression of Prdx6 mRNA. (b) The expression of catalase mRNA. (c) The expression of Prdx6 protein. (d) The expression of catalase protein. Data are expressed as the .,. LEC: lens epithelial cells; SCR: Shumiya cataract rats; LU: lutein; TBE: Trapa bispinosa extract.
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