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TGFB1 as a susceptibility gene for high myopia: a replication study with new findings.

Authors
  • Zha, Yi
  • Leung, Kim Hung
  • Lo, Ka Kin
  • Fung, Wai Yan
  • Ng, Po Wah
  • Shi, Ming-guang
  • Yap, Maurice K H
  • Yip, Shea Ping
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Ophthalmology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2009
Volume
127
Issue
4
Pages
541–548
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2008.623
PMID: 19365037
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

TGFB1 is the first myopia susceptibility gene successfully replicated. The functional significance of rs4803455 or the genuine causative SNPs in linkage disequilibrium with it remains to be determined.

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