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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 312401, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/312401
Research Article

Alterations in the Corneal Nerve and Stem/Progenitor Cells in Diabetes: Preventive Effects of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Treatment

1Department of Ophthalmology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, 2-16-1 Sugao, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 216-8511, Japan
2Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Medical School of Medicine, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160–0023, Japan
3Departments of Immunology and Medicine, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, 2-16-1 Sugao, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 216-8511, Japan

Received 27 October 2013; Revised 11 December 2013; Accepted 2 January 2014; Published 18 February 2014

Academic Editor: F. Xavier Donadeu

Copyright © 2014 Hiroki Ueno et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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