June 1976
Volume 15, Issue 6
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On the presence of bilirubin in the ocular humors of premature infants.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science June 1976, Vol.15, 509-512. doi:https://doi.org/
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      R B Kurzel, R L Heinrikson; On the presence of bilirubin in the ocular humors of premature infants.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1976;15(6):509-512. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

The yellow pigments observed in the ocular humors of premature infants were identified as the plasma pigments bilirubin and oxyhemoglobin. The blood/vitreous humor barrier to bilirubin was estimated to be (1/0.11) for total bilirubin and (1/0.25) for direct-acting bilirubin. Hall method histochemical staining for bilirubin in sections of premature infant eyes was highly positive for the vitreous humor, and suggestive of uptake of bilirubin by the neural-retinal cells.

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