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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Retinitis pigmentosa refers to a diverse group of hereditary diseases that lead to incurable blindness, affecting two million… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Exceptional progress has been made during the past two decades in identifying genes causing inherited retinal diseases such as… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Hereditary degenerations of the human retina are genetically heterogeneous, with well over 100 genes implicated so far. This… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited retinal dystrophy caused by the loss of photoreceptors and characterized by retinal… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited progressive disease which is a major cause of blindness in western communities. It can be… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Between 1976 and 1980, medical and social service sources were used to ascertain cases of retinitis pigmentosa in Maine (1980… (More)
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