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Clues to development of eye's light-sensitive cells found

ill be important to know what cues turn Nrl on. In addition, because the precursor, or stem, cells that give rise to rods and cones experience delays before expressing a specific cell type, there must be some additional cues that signal rod differentiation. Swaroop explains that if scientists can understand these cues, they may eventually be able to guide the stem cells in the diseased retina of an adult eye to generate new rods.

"We have also started to use microarray technology (eye DNA chips) in an effort to compare cellular pathways for rod differentiation in normal and knockout mice," says Swaroop. "And as we learn more about the cone-only retina, we hope to find as yet undiscovered cone genes that can then be tested for mutations linked to macular degeneration and cone dystrophies."


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Contact: Kara Gavin
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University of Michigan Health System
6-Nov-2001


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