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Myocilin Mt1 Promoter Polymorphism In Turkish Patients With Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
(Molecular Vision, 2005)
Purpose: To evaluate the association of the myocilin gene promoter variant -1000C>G (MYOC.mt1) with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and its possible role on the phenotype and the severity of glaucoma in Turkish patients. ...
Novel Alu Retrotransposon Insertion Leading To Alstrom Syndrome
Alstrom syndrome is a clinically complex disorder characterized by childhood retinal degeneration leading to blindness, sensorineural hearing loss, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiomyopathy, systemic fibrosis, and ...
Dynamics of the Rhomboid-Like Protein Rhbdd2 Expression in Mouse Retina And Involvement of Its Human Ortholog in Retinitis Pigmentosa
(Amer Soc Biochemistry Molecular Biology Inc, 2013)
The novel rhomboid-like protein RHBDD2 is distantly related to rhomboid proteins, a group of highly specialized membrane-bound proteases that catalyze regulated intramembrane proteolysis. In retina, RHBDD2 is expressed ...
Discovery of Biomarkers In Rare Diseases: Innovative Approaches By Predictive and Personalized Medicine
There are more than 8000 rare diseases (RDs) that affect >5 % of the world’s population. Many of the RDs have no effective treatment and lack of knowledge creates delayed diagnosis making management difficult. The emerging ...