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The complement system and age-related macular degeneration.

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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 ...

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10.1038/sj.eye.6702176

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Journal:
Eye (London, England)
Volume:
20
Issue:
8
Pages:
867-872
Publication date:
2006-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5454
ISSN:
0950-222X
URN:
uuid:f73bdde7-a636-4fef-bf2f-d73330bbc8c1
Source identifiers:
254188
Local pid:
pubs:254188

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