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The iris and lens septum might be an intraocular physiological barrier for hindering Mn [sup]2+ from permeating into the vitreous body.
17 In the late stage TON patients may suffer from secondary pathological changes that lead to the dysfunction and death of retinal ganglion cells during which the macula lutea and the vitreous base are dragged by the vitreous body.
This lowers IOP by reducing vitreous body volume directly and impairing the ultrafiltration process that contributes to aqueous humor formation.
The comparison of iron related parameters patterns within the eye and among species allowed us to reach the following conclusions: (1) The aqueous humor and vitreous body of cow and pig exhibited highest concentration of Tf and a very low saturation of Tf, while the lowest value of Tf was detected in all species in the lens; (2) TI showed the tendency to be highest in the vitreous body of cow and pig, and lowest in the lens of all three species.
It has a particularly important role in musculoskeletal joints where it acts as a lubricant between the joint surfaces and provides rigidity for vertebrae; it is also, as mentioned, a very important constituent of the vitreous body of the eye and, in the skin, it provides hydration to the tissues and helps with nutrient transportation.