Ironically, these tiny fragments of a by-product of the eye ‘s efforts to stay healthy when a crystallin becomes damaged, chewing other proteins it up remove, but occasionally the process is incomplete, so that small pieces that lead to more may damage.
Corresponding author: Julian White Legge, The NPI – Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine,###The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with more than 11,900 members in the United States and internationally. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions and industry. The Society student members attend undergraduate or graduate institutions. Continue reading