PURPOSE: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. There are increasing evidences to suggest the complement system may play a significant role on the pathogenesis of AMD. In this review, we summarise the current research in this area. METHODS: Review of literature. RESULTS: The complement system is a complex system with several activation pathways. Complement factor H (CFH) polymorphisms has been associated with increase risk of AMD. CFH ...Expand abstract
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date:
The complement system and age-related macular degeneration.
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record