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Figure 4

From: Deficiency of complement component 5 ameliorates glaucoma in DBA/2J mice

Figure 4

Membrane attack complex (MAC) deposition in dystrophic axons during early glaucoma in D2. C5 B6 optic nerves. (A-C) As expected, no MAC deposition was seen in D2 optic nerve axons at 10.5 months of age. (D-F) However, MAC deposition (as judged by the presence of anti-C5b-9) was found in the optic nerve head from D2.C5 B6 mice with no or early (NOE) glaucoma. (G-I) High magnification views from D-F, showing some dystrophic neurites were labeled by anti-C5b-9, indicating deposition of MAC in these degenerative structures (arrows). Scale bar = 20 μm.

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