Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Gene Mutation Cause of Progressive Retinal Atrophy (in Dogs)

“Newly-reported findings by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) provide the first phenotypic evidence that a mutated gene causes one form of progressive retinal atrophy in papillon dogs,” reports Medical News Today. “Progressive retinal atrophy is analogous to one of the leading cause of inherited blindness in humans and the findings may lead to new treatments for blindness in humans.” Read more.

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