Cysteamine prevents vascular leakage through inhibiting transglutaminase in diabetic retina

  • Yeon-Ju Lee, Se-Hui Jung, JongYun Hwang, Sohee Jeon, Eun-Taek Han, Won Sun Park, Seok-Ho Hong, Young-Myeong Kim, Kwon-Soo Ha
  • Journal of Endocrinology, July 2017, Bioscientifica
  • DOI: 10.1530/joe-17-0109

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Cysteamine prevents vascular leakage through inhibiting hyperglycemia-induced TGase activation in the retinas of diabetic mice, and thus it has therapeutic potential for preventing diabetic retinopathy and vascular leakage-associated diseases.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/joe-17-0109

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