Mouse models for studies of retinal degeneration and diseases.

@article{Chang2013MouseMF,
  title={Mouse models for studies of retinal degeneration and diseases.},
  author={B. -Y. Chang},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={935},
  pages={27-39}
}
Mouse models, with their well-developed genetics and similarity to human physiology and anatomy, serve as powerful tools with which to investigate the etiology of human retinal degeneration. Mutant mice also provide reproducible, experimental systems for elucidating pathways of normal development and function. Here, I describe the tools used in the discoveries of many retinal degeneration models, including indirect ophthalmoscopy (to look at the fundus appearance), fundus photography and… CONTINUE READING
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