Macular Dystrophy

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Macular Dystrophy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Macular Dystrophy" returned 150 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Novel GUCA1A mutations suggesting possible mechanisms of pathogenesis in cone, cone-rod, and macular dystrophy patients.
 

Author(s): Kunka Kamenarova, Marta Corton, Blanca García-Sandoval, Patricia Fernández-San Jose, Valentin Panchev, Almudena Avila-Fernández, Maria Isabel López-Molina, Christina Chakarova, Carmen Ayuso, Shomi S Bhattacharya

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():517570.

 

Here, we report two novel GUCA1A (the gene for guanylate cyclase activating protein 1) mutations identified in unrelated Spanish families affected by autosomal dominant retinal degeneration (adRD) with cone and rod involvement. All patients from a three-generation adRD pedigree underwent ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2013

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Clinical and genetic characteristics of Korean occult macular dystrophy patients.
 

Author(s): Seong Joon Ahn, Sung Im Cho, Jeeyun Ahn, Sung Sup Park, Kyu Hyung Park, Se Joon Woo

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We investigated the genetic characteristics of retinitis pigmentosa 1-like 1 (RP1L1) gene in patients with occult macular dystrophy (OMD) and identified genotype-phenotype correlations.

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2013

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Outer retinal tubulation analysis in cases of macular dystrophy.
 

Author(s): R Dolz-Marco, R Gallego-Pinazo, M D Pinazo-Durán, J F Arévalo, L A Yannuzzi, M Díaz-Llopis

Journal: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2013 Apr;88(4):161-2.

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2013

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The terms "Macular Dystrophy" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Macular corneal dystrophy. Studies of sulfated glycosaminoglycans in corneal explant and confluent stromal cell cultures.
 

Author(s): G K Klintworth, C F Smith

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 1977 Oct;89(1):167-82.

 

The inherited disorder macular corneal dystrophy (MCD), a localized corneal mucopolysaccharidosis, is currently thought to result from an inability to catabolize corneal keratan sulfate (keratan sulfate 1). As studies on isolated cells have provided insight into metabolic abnormalities ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 1977

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Safety and Tolerability of Sub-retinal Transplantation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Retinal Pigmented Epithelial (hESC-RPE) Cells in Patients With Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (SMD)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy; Fundus Flavimaculatus; Juvenile Macular Dystrophy

 

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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An Open-label Study to Evaluate the Clinical and Economic Benefits of I-Ray in Patients With Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Age-related Macular Degeneration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Wet Macular Degeneration; Macular Degeneration; Eye Diseases; Retinal Diseases

 

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2013

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Study of Human Central Nervous System Stem Cells (HuCNS-SC) in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Age Related Macular Degeneration; Macular Degeneration; AMD

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2014

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