volume 17, issue 10, P970-978 1998
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.17.10.970.5240
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Abstract: The inability of corneal endothelial cells to undergo mitosis renders the corneal endothelium vulnerable to loss of physiological function through cellular attrition. However, a protein(s) produced by I/CB cells and present in the AH, upregulates Bcl-2 gene transcription and protects the corneal endothelial cells from apoptosis.