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Glaucoma gene identified

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7077.323j (Published 01 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:323
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Scientists have identified a gene with a mutation that causes juvenile onset open angle glaucoma. The finding could help to diagnose affected subjects early so that treatment can be given before clinically significant visual loss occurs.

    The researchers studied families with a history of the disease and found mutations in the TIGR gene on …

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