Funding for this research was provided by:
National Eye Institute (EY019949, EY025061)
American Diabetes Association (7-11-BS-182)
Research to Prevent Blindness
Received: 14 July 2017
Accepted: 17 January 2018
First Online: 4 April 2018
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: All animal procedures were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and in accordance with the guidelines of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology statements for the “Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research”.
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