Cornea

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The cornea is the curved, transparent tissue that covers the pupil of the eye. Its function is to refract the light so that it is focused on the retina. It consists of five layers: corneal epithelium, Bowman's layer, corneal stroma, Descemet's membrane and corneal endothelium[1].

References

  1. Human cornea proteome: identification and quantitation of the proteins of the three main layers including epithelium, stroma, and endothelium.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22698189 (last accessed 19.10.12)
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