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A radically twisted lipid regulates vascular death

Maintenance of the retinal vasculature protects against proliferative retinopathy and blindness. Lipids and free radicals together modulate vascular stability through regulation of antiangiogenic proteins (pages 1339–1345).

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Figure 1: Trans-arachidonic acids regulate retinal vascular regression.

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