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Research Article

ERK-Mediated Activation of Fas Apoptotic Inhibitory Molecule 2 (Faim2) Prevents Apoptosis of 661W Cells in a Model of Detachment-Induced Photoreceptor Cell Death

  • Cagri G. Besirli,

    Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Qiong-Duon Zheng,

    Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • David M. Reed,

    Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • David N. Zacks mail

    davzacks@umich.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: September 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046664

About the Authors

Cagri G. Besirli, Qiong-Duon Zheng, David M. Reed, David N. Zacks
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: davzacks@umich.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CGB DNZ. Performed the experiments: CGB QZ DMR DNZ. Analyzed the data: CGB QZ DMR DNZ. Wrote the paper: CGB DNZ.