20 year-old puzzle solved through genetic advances

Posted by on April 25, 2016 3:24 pm
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A specific gene that plays a key role in an inherited eye disorder has been identified by researchers. The discovery solves a 20 year-old puzzle for a family in Liverpool who all developed epithelial recurrent erosion dystrophy (ERED), a genetic corneal dystrophy disorder that causes abnormality of the outer layer of the eye.

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