volume 17, issue 2, P153-158 1998
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.17.2.153.5599
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Abstract: The results show that chronic exposure of the lens to mevalonic acid can induce cataracts, which appear caused by a progressive increase in the permeability of lens cell membranes. The cataracts associated with mevalonic aciduria could be due to toxicity from mevalonic acid.