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The Physiological and Pathophysiological Role of Nerve Growth Factor at the Ocular Surface
Purpose: Nerve growth factor (NGF) has been considered as a pleiotrophic factor that is expressed in the nervous, immune and structural tissues of the body, and affects nerve growth, regulates immune responses and influences ...
TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION
Purpose: Ocular surface inflammation presents from various etiologies (e.g. dry eye and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) infection), yet little is known about the role of toll-like receptors (TLR) which, upon activation, stimulate ...