Protein discovery may improve treatments for diabetic eye disease

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Medical News Today / 


Recent research has discovered a protein that plays a key role in diabetes-related vision loss, which may lead to better treatments for a major cause of blindness and might also have implications for other diseases, including cancer.

In a report published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City describe what they found about the protein, which is known as ADP-ribosylation factor 6 (ARF6), and its role in diabetic retinopathy.

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