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Research Article

TSP-1 Secreted by Bone Marrow Stromal Cells Contributes to Retinal Ganglion Cell Neurite Outgrowth and Survival

  • Keming Yu,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Jian Ge,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • James Bradley Summers,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Fan Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Xuan Liu,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Ping Ma,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Joseph Kaminski mail,

    joseph.kaminski@gmail.com (JK); zhuangj@mail.sysu.edu.cn (JZ)

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

    Current address: Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jing Zhuang mail

    joseph.kaminski@gmail.com (JK); zhuangj@mail.sysu.edu.cn (JZ)

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

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  • Published: June 25, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002470

About the Authors

Keming Yu, Jian Ge, Fan Li, Xuan Liu, Ping Ma, Jing Zhuang
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China
James Bradley Summers
Department of Radiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Joseph Kaminski
Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JZ JK. Performed the experiments: JZ Ky FL XL PM. Analyzed the data: FL XL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FL XL. Wrote the paper: JZ JG JS JK.