volume 10, issue 1, P76-90 2017
DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201707966
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Abstract: AbstractThe neural cells and factors determining normal vascular growth are not well defined even though vision‐threatening neovessel growth, a major cause of blindness in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) (and diabetic retinopathy), is driven by delayed normal vascular growth. We here examined whether hyperglycemia and low adiponectin (APN) levels delayed normal retinal vascularization, driven primarily by dysregulated photoreceptor metabolism. In premature infants, low APN levels correlated with hyperglycemia…

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