Usher syndrome: Animal models, retinal function of Usher proteins, and prospects for gene therapy

Abstract

Usher syndrome is a deafness-blindness disorder. The blindness occurs from a progressive retinal degeneration that begins after deafness and after the retina has developed. Three clinical subtypes of Usher syndrome have been identified, with mutations in any one of six different genes giving rise to type 1, in any one of three different genes to type 2, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2007.08.015

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