volume 16, issue 4, P365-371 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.4.365.10688
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Abstract: We concluded that the decrease in lens GSH due to galactose occurs without alterations in the capacity of GSH synthesis, in either lens or liver. It is suggested that decreased hepatic GSH, resulting in reduced plasma GSH levels due to decreased GSH efflux into plasma, may contribute to impairment in plasma to lens GSH transport with galactose. Thus, the functional role of recently identified lens GSH transporters, particularly that of Na(+)-dependent GSH transporter, in galactose-induced cataract formation wi…

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