Genetic Studies of Age-related Macular Degeneration


Background: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible visual loss in the developed countries and is caused by both environmental and genetic factors. A recent study (Tuo et al., PNAS) reported an association between AMD and a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) (rs3793784) in the ERCC6 (NM_000124) gene. The risk allele… (More)


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@inproceedings{Baas2017GeneticSO, title={Genetic Studies of Age-related Macular Degeneration}, author={Dominique Chantal Baas and ACADEMISCH PROEFSCHRIFT}, year={2017} }