Common variants at 9p21 and 8q22 are associated with increased susceptibility to optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma

Optic nerve degeneration caused by glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Patients affected by the normal-pressure form of glaucoma are more likely to harbor risk alleles for glaucoma-related optic nerve disease. We have performed a meta-analysis of two independent genome-wide associati...

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Published in:PLoS genetics, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2012), p. e1002654
Main Author: Wiggs, Janey L
Other Involved Persons: Yaspan, Brian L ; Hauser, Michael A ; Kang, Jae H ; Allingham, R Rand ; Olson, Lana M ; Abdrabou, Wael ; Fan, Bao J ; Wang, Dan Y ; Brodeur, Wendy ; Budenz, Donald L ; Caprioli, Joseph ; Crenshaw, Andrew ; Crooks, Kristy ; Delbono, Elizabeth ; Doheny, Kimberly F ; Friedman, David S ; Gaasterland, Douglas ; Gaasterland, Terry ; Laurie, Cathy ; Lee, Richard K ; Lichter, Paul R ; Loomis, Stephanie ; Liu, Yutao ; Medeiros, Felipe A ; McCarty, Cathy ; Mirel, Daniel ; Moroi, Sayoko E ; Musch, David C ; Realini, Anthony ; Rozsa, Frank W ; Schuman, Joel S ; Scott, Kathleen ; Singh, Kuldev ; Stein, Joshua D ; Trager, Edward H ; Vanveldhuisen, Paul ; Vollrath, Douglas ; Wollstein, Gadi ; Yoneyama, Sachiko ; Zhang, Kang ; Weinreb, Robert N ; Ernst, Jason ; Kellis, Manolis ; Masuda, Tomohiro ; Zack, Don ; Richards, Julia E ; Pericak-Vance, Margaret ; Pasquale, Louis R ; Haines, Jonathan L
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1553-7404
Item Description:Date Completed 26.09.2012
Date Revised 13.11.2018
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002654
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