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670 nm light mitigates oxygen-induced degeneration in C57BL/6J mouse retina

Albarracin, Rizalyn; Natoli, Riccardo; Rutar, Matthew; Valter, Krisztina; Provis, Jan


BACKGROUND Irradiation with light wavelengths from the far red (FR) to the near infrared (NIR) spectrum (600 nm -1000 nm) has been shown to have beneficial effects in several disease models. In this study, we aim to examine whether 670 nm red light pretreatment can provide protection against hyperoxia-induced damage in the C57BL/6J mouse retina. Adult mice (90-110 days) were pretreated with 9 J/cm2 of 670 nm light once daily for 5 consecutive days prior to being placed in hyperoxic environment...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10-17
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Neuroscience
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2202-14-125


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