Diurnal rodents as animal models of human central vision: characterisation of the retina of the sand rat Psammomys obsesus

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Cone photoreceptor-based central vision is of paramount importance in human eyesight, and the increasing numbers of persons affected by macular degeneration emphasizes the need for relevant and amenable animal models. Although laboratory mice and rats have provided valuable information on retinal diseases, they have inherent limitations for studies on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00417-011-1641-9

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