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Y Shimizu, Y Kuwayama, M Fukuda, I Ishimoto, S Shiosaka, S Inagaki, H Takagi, M Sakanaka, E Senba, Y Kawai, K Takatsuki, M Tohyama; Localization of substance P-like immunoreactivity in the anterior eye segment of squirrels: an immunohistochemical analysis.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1982;22(2):259-263.
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Localization of substance P (SP)-like immunoreactivity in the anterior eye segment of the squirrel was examined immunohistochemically. The present study demonstrates a dense network of SP-positive fibers in the ciliary body, particularly in the muscle layers, and several SP-positive fibers in the iris, in addition to scattered SP-positive fibers in the cornea. These facts strongly suggest that SP has an important role in the physiologic functions of the anterior eye segment.
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