Genetic modifiers as relevant biological variables of eye disorders

@article{Meyer2017GeneticMA,
  title={Genetic modifiers as relevant biological variables of eye disorders},
  author={Kacie J. Meyer and Michael G. Anderson},
  journal={Human Molecular Genetics},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={R58–R67}
}
From early in the study of mammalian genetics, it was clear that modifiers can have a striking influence on phenotypes. Today, several modifiers have now been studied in enough detail to allow a glimpse of how they function and influence our perspective of disease. With respect to diseases of the eye, some modifiers are an important source of phenotypic variation that can elucidate how genes function in networks to collectively shape ocular anatomy and physiology, thus influencing our… Expand
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