A New Blindness Gene Uncovered In A Canine Study

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By Admin on Mar 3, 2021 at 7:48 AM
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    A study has uncovered a mutation in the IFT122 gene in blind dogs. The gene defect now discovered results in the progressive destruction of photoreceptor cells and retinal dystrophy. IFT122 is a new candidate also for retinal dystrophy in humans. A gene test in support of breeding and diagnostics has been developed based on the finding.

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