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Gene mutation that causes blindness in people also occurs in monkeys
11/27/2019

The discovery that a genetic mutation that causes Bardet-Biedl syndrome occurs naturally in rhesus monkeys could lead to treatments for the condition as well as other eye disorders in humans, according to a study published in Experimental Eye Research. BBS causes vision loss and kidney dysfunction, and no cure exists, says study co-author Martha Neuringer.

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