February 1967
Volume 6, Issue 1
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The Rate of Aqueous Humor Formation in Buphthalmic Rabbit Eyes
Author Affiliations
  • PHILIP R.B. McMASTER
    Laboratory of Germfree Animal Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Ophthalmology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
  • FRANK J. MACRI
    Laboratory of Germfree Animal Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Ophthalmology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science February 1967, Vol.6, 84-87. doi:
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      PHILIP R.B. McMASTER, FRANK J. MACRI; The Rate of Aqueous Humor Formation in Buphthalmic Rabbit Eyes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1967;6(1):84-87.

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Abstract

Aqueous humor turnover (Kout min-1) for buphthalmic rabbits was 0.003 ± 0.0015 at steady state. This is equivalent to a rate of aqueous humor formation of 2.0 µL/min., and is only 46 per cent of the value (4.2 µL/min.) obtained in normal rabbits of the same strain.

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