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A locus for autosomal dominant keratoconus: linkage to 16q22.3-q23.1 in Finnish families.

Authors
  • Tyynismaa, Henna
  • Sistonen, Pertti
  • Tuupanen, Sari
  • Tervo, Timo
  • Dammert, Anja
  • Latvala, Terho
  • Alitalo, Tiina
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2002
Volume
43
Issue
10
Pages
3160–3164
Identifiers
PMID: 12356819
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study is the first genome-wide linkage study to map the keratoconus gene. The results suggest that the causative gene in keratoconus is located within the 16q22.3-q23.1 chromosomal region.

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