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Department of Ophthalmology; Gene Therapy Center; UMass Metabolic Network

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Eye Diseases | Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience | Ophthalmology


Introduction: Photoreceptors are highly specialized neurons that have evolved to optimally capture photons. Understanding their demise, in order to develop therapeutic strategies, has the potential to improve the quality of life of millions of patients.

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Copyright : © 2015 Petit and Punzo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Oncotarget. 2015 Jul 10;6(19):16786-7. Link to article on publisher's site

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