The genetics of cataract

Armstrong, Richard A. and Smith, Stephen N. (2000). The genetics of cataract. Optometry Today, 2000 (Novemb), pp. 33-35.


This article reviews: 1) the clinical and pathological features of the different types of catarct, 2) the patterns of inheritance of cataract, 3) the genes that may be associated with the development of cataract, and 4) how the presence of abnormal genes may cause lens opacity.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Biosciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: catarct,inheritance,genes,lens opacity
Published Date: 2000-11


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