What causes albinism?: Scientific American
Feb 18, 2009 . There are currently five known genetic types of albinism, the most common being oculocutaneous type 1 (OCA1) and type 2 (OCA2).
What causes albinism? Are there any treatments for it?
In individuals with albinism, genetic alterations interfere with the melanocytes' . working on gene therapies or drugs that would fix albinism-causing mutations.
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A novel approach to gene therapy of albino hair in histoculture with ...
A novel approach to gene therapy of albino hair in histoculture with a . Albinism/ therapy*; Animals; Culture Techniques; Female; Gene Expression; Gene .
Gene Therapy - NOAH AOC
Interesting stuff. But what I wanted to share was that the geneticist said that it's likely within 5-10 years there could be gene therapy for albinism.
Ocular Albinism Related News
The registry is the first of its kind in the world of Albinism research. . First Ever OA Research Reveals much Hope in the Future of Gene Therapy! -N-E-W- .
Albinism - Health - The New York Times
Nov 14, 2011 . Albinism occurs when one of several genetic defects makes the body unable to produce or distribute melanin, a natural substance that gives .
14. Human Gene Therapy - Eubios Ethics Institute
Skin cells are also possible sites for gene therapy, to cure albinism. Multiple Gene Disorders. These diseases have a known gene cause, but are only a small .
Albinism - Your Health -
Dec 30, 2011 . Albinism occurs as a result of altered genes. In most cases these genes are inherited from parents. It may be autosomal recessive or X-linked.
Dec 23, 2011 . Genetic Testing & Screening · Genetic Counseling · Gene Therapy . More about What are Genetic Disorders? . Albinism/Hypopigmentation .
The major topics of the research work of Professor Alberto Auricchio ...
Auricchio is gene therapy of ocular diseases based on adenoassociated viral . as Stargardt disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa, oculo-cutaneous albinism type I and .
A new gene-therapy of ocular albinism - Enterprise Europe Network ...
Jun 20, 2011 . A major Italian charity, has developed a new adeno-associated viruses (AAV) vector-based gene-therapy of ocular albinism type I (OA1).
WEB of Lluis Montoliu's laboratory
Jul 5, 2012 . Animal Models by Genetic Manipulation . transfer strategies, used for animal transgenesis and for gene therapy. . Information on albinism .
Molecular Therapy - Abstract of article: AAV-mediated Tyrosinase ...
AAV-mediated Tyrosinase Gene Transfer Restores Melanogenesis and Retinal Function in a Model of Oculo-cutaneous Albinism Type I (OCA1). Annagiusi .
The hair follicle as a gene therapy target.
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The Microphthalmia Transcription Factor (Mitf) Controls Expression ...
Albinism, a genetic disease causing pigmentation defects and visual . of albinism, for the study of melanoma, and for future RPE gene therapy efforts.