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Scanning electron microscopy of cornea re-epithelization after transplanted with bilayered corneal construct.
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PMID:  19025009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present work was to determine the development and re-epithelization of bilayered corneal construct (BCC) in vitro and in vivo using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The in vitro BCC was transplanted to the rabbit's eye and after 90 days the BCC was harvested and analyzed. The corneas were processed for morphology studies. The result indicates that the BICC that was transplanted for 90 days showed good development and re-epithelization of epithelial layer similar to the normal cornea.
S S Masrudin; N A Ghafar; M Saidi; B S Aminuddin; A Rahmat; B H I Ruszymah; F Othman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  In Vitro; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  63 Suppl A     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-25     Completed Date:  2009-01-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Human Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
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MeSH Terms
Cornea / physiology*
Corneal Diseases / surgery*
Corneal Transplantation*
Endothelium, Corneal / physiology*
Epithelium, Corneal / physiology*
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning*
Time Factors
Tissue Engineering

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