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An update on the genetics of age-related macular degeneration

Scholl, H P, Fleckenstein, M, Issa, P C, Keilhauer, C, Holz, F G and Weber, Bernhard H. F. (2007) An update on the genetics of age-related macular degeneration. Molecular vision 13, pp. 196-205.

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a genetically complex disorder of the photoreceptor-RPE-Bruch's membrane-choriocapillaris complex. Family and twin studies have shown that the susceptibility for this disease is genetically influenced. The heritability has been estimated to be up to 71%. Linkage and association studies have identified several chromosomal regions that are likely to contain ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Humangenetik
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Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:35844
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