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Apr 3 2011 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Highthroughput screening discovers new models for human blindness. Learn how to collaborate.
Jan 6 2008 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
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The vitreous gel normally displays a graded density at different anatomical locations. Although it is estimated to be nearly 90% water, the vitreous gel contains diverse proteins, proteoglycans, and small molecules that originate from within and outside the eye. In specific vitreoretinal diseases,...
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The disease stages of ADNIV phenocopy common vitreoretinal conditions. A. Linkage analysis mapped the disease-causing mutation to a 22-megabase (chr11: 91,760,018 – 69,339,635) interval on chromosome 11q13 B. In Stage I disease, there are mild cells (white dots) in the vitreous (orange) and a...
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Macular degeneration can affect both eyes simultaneously. Injections of medication can slow and reverse this condition.