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A New Animal Model for Senior-Loken Syndrome

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Title:  A New Animal Model for Senior-Loken Syndrome
Author:  Nikko Ronquilo
Date:  08/20/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Senior-Loken Syndrome; Medullary cystic kidney disease; Retinitis pigmentosa; Photoreceptor degeneration; Nyctalopia; NPHP5
Diagnosis: Senior-Loken Syndrome
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the development of a mouse model of Senior-Loken syndrome. Using this model, the function of NPHP5, a gene commonly associated with Senior-Loken syndrome is investigated. In addition, a review of the pathogenesis, genetics, and clinical features of Senior-Loken syndrome in humans is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17644
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