SNPs in erythropoietin gene increase risk of diabetic retinopathy, especially in type 2 diabetes

June 2010
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which showed that an increase in the risk of diabetic retinopathy and the development of proliferative diabetic retinopathy can be caused by the presence of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the gene for erythropoietin.


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