TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
53018417

 

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