volume 16, issue 4, P310-319 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.4.310.10687
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Abstract: In view of the role of cytoskeletal elements in intracellular structure, cell division and transport, their disruption supports the hypothesis that UVA may damage lens epithelial cells in vivo so as to contribute to cataract formation. In addition, the data suggest that the lenses of animals exposed to sunlight require effective cytoskeletal repair mechanisms to avoid loss of function.