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Cholesterol homeostasis, macrophage malfunction and age-related macular degeneration

Authors: Mei Chen, Chi-Chao Chan, Heping Xu

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Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly in developed countries (1,2). Due to the growing aging population and increased life expectancy, the number of AMD cases is expected to be doubled by 2020 (3).

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