volume 57, issue 6, P1101-1106 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1979.tb00544.x
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DAVID MILLER, M. L. TIJERINA, CHAIM MAYMAN

Abstract: Fresh calf lenses were incubated in nutritive media, to which was added ouabain and dexamethasone phosphate at concentrations of 1 X 10(-4) M. At the end of a three day incubation period, cortical opacification developed in the control series of lenses as well as those lenses incubated in both ouabain and dexamethasone phosphate. Using a light transmission device which quantitates lens opacification, it was noted that dexamethasone produced a level of cortical opacification significantly greater than that of t…

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