L-DOPA Is an Endogenous Ligand for OA1

@article{Lopez2008LDOPAIA,
  title={L-DOPA Is an Endogenous Ligand for OA1},
  author={Vanessa M Lopez and Christina L Decatur and William Daniel Stamer and Ronald M. Lynch and Brian S McKay},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={613 - 616}
}
Albinism is a genetic defect characterized by a loss of pigmentation. The neurosensory retina, which is not pigmented, exhibits pathologic changes secondary to the loss of pigmentation in the retina pigment epithelium (RPE). How the loss of pigmentation in the RPE causes developmental defects in the adjacent neurosensory retina has not been determined, but offers a unique opportunity to investigate the interactions between these two important tissues. One of the genes that causes albinism… CONTINUE READING

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