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The ovine lens cytoskeleton
(Lincoln University, 2007)
The lens of the eye is a vital tissue in the visual system, responsible for the collection and focusing of light on to the retina. Comprised of epithelial cells at differing stages of differentiation, the transparency of ...
The role of antioxidants in the hydrogen peroxide-induced opacification of sheep lens
(Lincoln University, 2006)
The lens of the eye needs to be transparent with a high refractive index to focus images on the retina. In cataracts the lens becomes opaque, eventually leading to blindness. There are many possible causes of cataract but ...
Purification of a stage-specific lectin receptor from the sheep uterus
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Prenatal mortality in sheep has been estimated to be as high as 30 % of all conceptions with much of the loss occurring before the eighteenth day of gestation. It is possible that the receptive stage of the endometrium to ...
Genetic, edaphic and procedural factors determining the inherent pasting properties of wheat starch
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
A Minipaster apparatus, based on a Haake rotary viscometer but with a small sensor head resembling that of the Brabender Amylograph, was developed to investigate thermal pasting of starch water suspensions with starch ...