The ultrastructure of human limbal collagen.


Journal Article

In human limbal tissue from four glaucomatous and four nonglaucomatous eyes, the average collagen fibril diameter in the inner and outer layers was 100.86 and 115.33 nm., respectively. In both layers the fibrils occupied an average of two thirds of the total area The possible implications of this observation in the trabeculectomy procedure are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shields, MB; Shelburne, JD; Bell, SW

Published Date

  • September 1, 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 864 - 866

PubMed ID

  • 893035

Pubmed Central ID

  • 893035

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0146-0404


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States