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Gene Offers Insight Into Macular Degeneration

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Science  20 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5798, pp. 405
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5798.405a

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Two reports, published online this week by Science (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1133807 and www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1133811), point to the possible involvement of another gene--and another pathogenic mechanism--in the development of age-related macular degeneration. (Read more.)