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Lipofuscin Summary

Description: A naturally occurring lipid pigment with histochemical characteristics similar to ceroid. It accumulates in various normal tissues and apparently increases in quantity with age.

Key Diseases for which Lipofuscin is Relevant

  1. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 119 results
  2. Vitamin E Deficiency : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results
  3. Atrophy : 1 outcome 5 studies in 60 results
  4. Body Weight (Weight, Body) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 7 results
  5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 28 results
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Drugs Related to Lipofuscin

  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  2. Isotretinoin (Accutane)
  3. Vitamin E
  4. Meclofenoxate (Centrophenoxine)
  5. Complement System Proteins (Complement)
  6. Apolipoprotein E3
  7. Liposomes (Liposome)
  8. Ceroid
  9. neuromelanin
  10. Monoamine Oxidase (MAO)
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Therapies Related to Lipofuscin

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Intraocular Lenses (Intraocular Lens)
  3. Lasers (Laser)
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  5. Therapeutics
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