|MadSci Network: Cell Biology|
Working aon a science project regarding determining if lysosomal malfunction contributed to Macular degeneration I came upon a startling finding. Chloroquine trated Retinal pigment cells formed large enigmatic white vacuoles under phase contrast microscopy. Moreoverm, there were dark dense bodies localized on the exterioir. Why are these vacuoles forming? Is this a cells defense mechanism against a foreign drug?
Re: Why does the drug, Chloroquihne induce large vacuoles within cells?
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