Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A

Common Name(s)

Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A, Tyrosinase-Negative Oculocutaneous Albinism

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Albinism Fellowship

1 Provide appropriate advice that enables people with albinism, or other interested parties, to acquire an accurate appreciation of the condition. 2 Raise positive awareness of albinism and when possible challenge events where the condition is misrepresented or portrayed incorrectly. 3 Provide appropriate support when necessary which enables people with albinism to improve their self-esteem.

http://www.albinism.org.uk

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A" for support, advocacy or research.

Albinism Fellowship

1 Provide appropriate advice that enables people with albinism, or other interested parties, to acquire an accurate appreciation of the condition. 2 Raise positive awareness of albinism and when possible challenge events where the condition is misrepresented or portrayed incorrectly. 3 Provide appropriate support when necessary which enables people with albinism to improve their self-esteem.

http://www.albinism.org.uk

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2013

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The terms "Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Multifocal visual evoked potentials reveal normal optic nerve projections in human carriers of oculocutaneous albinism type 1a.
 

Author(s): Michael B Hoffmann, Barbara Wolynski, Synke Meltendorf, Wolfgang Behrens-Baumann, Barbara Käsmann-Kellner

Journal: Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2008 Jun;49(6):2756-64.

 

In albinism, part of the temporal retina projects abnormally to the contralateral hemisphere. A residual misprojection is also evident in feline carriers that are heterozygous for tyrosinase-related albinism. This study was conducted to test whether such residual abnormalities can ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2008

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