Fetal corneal superbasal epithelial cells appear after eyelid opening. These cells are flatter than corneal basal epithelial cells. The fetal corneal superbasal epithelial cells form intracellular tight junctions that are essential for the barrier function of the corneal epithelium.
These cells appear after eyelid opening, which occurs 12 days after birth in mice.
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