volume 16, issue 3, P222-230 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.3.222.15408
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Abstract: These findings are consistent with the known distribution of FGF protein in the eye and implicate various ocular tissues as potential sources of FGF that may influence lens cells. Furthermore, the fact that lens cells have the potential for synthesizing FGF, together with evidence from previous studies that lens cells express FGF receptors and respond to lens-derived FGF, raises the possibility that some aspects of lens cell behaviour in situ may be influenced by autocrine mechanism(s) of FGF stimulation.