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Journal of Neural Transplantation
Volume 2 (1991), Issue 1, Pages 55-63
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/NP.1991.55

Photoreceptor Cell Rescue at Early and Late RPE-Cell Transplantation Periods During Retinal Disease in RCS Dystrophic Rats

1Departments of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, USA
2Department of Ophthalmology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, USA

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Abstract

Maximal PRC rescue was affected by RPE-cell transplantation in retinas of RCS dystrophic rats at early stages of the retinal disease, while little or no rescue was detected when transplantation was performed at late time periods.