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Fig. 5. sFlt-1 (soluble VEGF receptor-1) is important for the maintenance of the photoreceptor avascular area in the eye. AMD (aged macular degeneration) is characterized by a decrease in sFlt-1 levels, resulting in increased in VEGF levels and inappropriate angiogenesis (Luo et al., 2013).
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