10/14/2004

Implanting a healthy gene into animals' eyes, researchers saw hope for treating glaucoma with gene therapy, with successful results lasting 10 months, they said. Reporting in the online journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, the scientists said a marker gene for a fluorescent protein natural to jellyfish reproduced itself when injected into the cats' eyes, turning them green when viewed with ultraviolet light.

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