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Machelle T. Pardue, Research Service (151Oph), Atlanta VA Medical Center, 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA, 30033; Phone: (404) 321-6111 x17342; FAX: (404) 728-4847; email: mpardue@emory.edu

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This project was supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH R01EY016435, NIH R01EY004864, NIH P30EY006360), Department of Veterans Affairs (Rehabilitation R&D Service Research Career Scientist Award to MTP), and Research to Prevent Blindness (Departmental Award).

Keywords:

  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Ophthalmology
  • FORM-DEPRIVATION MYOPIA
  • CONE BIPOLAR CELLS
  • STATIONARY NIGHT BLINDNESS
  • HOMEOBOX GENE VSX1
  • EYE GROWTH
  • MOUSE RETINA
  • VISUAL-SYSTEM
  • GUINEA-PIGS
  • IN-VIVO
  • DIFFERENTIATION

Comparison of refractive development and retinal dopamine in OFF pathway mutant and C57BL/6J wild-type mice

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Molecular Vision

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Volume 20

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, Pages 1318-1327

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

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Purpose: Proper visual transmission depends on the retinal ON and OFF pathways. We used Vs x1-/- mice with a retinal OFF visual pathway defect to determine the role of OFF pathway signaling in refractive development (RD) of the eye.

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