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Retinitis Pigmentosa

Known as: Tapetoretinal degeneration, Pigmentary Retinopathies, Pigmentary retinopathy 
A rare inherited retinal dystrophy disorder characterized by spots of black bone-spicule pigmentation of the retinal pigment epithelium. It is… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Let There Be Light Retinitis pigmentosa, a disease that can result from a wide variety of genetic defects, causes degeneration of… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mutation of a receptor tyrosine kinase gene, Mertk, in the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rat results in defective phagocytosis… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent of preservation in the inner retina in retinitis pigmentosa (RP). METHODS We analyzed… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In spite of recent advances in identifying genes causing monogenic human disease, very little is known about the genes involved… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited human diseases in which photoreceptor degeneration leads to visual loss and… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
We acknowledge with deep gratitude, generous and extensive help with previous versions of this manuscript from Sue Ashford… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have found four mutations in the human gene encoding the β–subunit of rod cGMP phosphodiesterase (PDE β) that cosegregate with… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
THE gene for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa in a large pedigree of Irish origin has recently been found to be linked to… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Summary Accurate clinical staging of dementia in older subjects has not previously been achieved despite the use of such methods… 
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The first sign of retinitis pigmentosa is usually a loss of night vision, which becomes apparent in childhood. Problems with…