L-type calcium channels play a critical role in maintaining lens transparency by regulating phosphorylation of aquaporin-0 and myosin light chain and expression of connexins.

Maddala R, Nagendran T, de Ridder GG, Schey KL, Rao PV
PLoS One. 2013 8 (5): e64676

PMID: 23734214 · PMCID: PMC3667166 · DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0064676

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Animals Aquaporins beta-Crystallin B Chain Calcium Channel Blockers Calcium Channels, L-Type Connexins Eye Proteins Felodipine Female Gene Expression Immunoblotting Lens, Crystalline Male Mice Mice, Inbred C57BL Myosin Light Chains Nifedipine Phosphorylation Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction

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