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Aland Island eye disease; AIED

Disease ID:47
Name:Aland Island eye disease; AIED
Associated with:1 target
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Disease Ontology: DOID:0050630
OMIM: 300600
Orphanet: ORPHA178333


Role:  Decreased signaling from photoreceptors to secondary neurons
Comments:  Affected males show a combination of fundus hypopigmentation, decreased visual acuity due to foveal hypoplasia, nystagmus, astigmatism, protan color vision defect, myopia, and defective dark adaptation. Except for progression of axial myopia, the disease can be considered to be a stationary condition.
References:  1
Mutations:  Cav1.4 is associated with 1 mutation. Click here for details


No ligand related data available for Aland Island eye disease; AIED


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1. Jalkanen R, Bech-Hansen NT, Tobias R, Sankila EM, Mäntyjärvi M, Forsius H, de la Chapelle A, Alitalo T. (2007) A novel CACNA1F gene mutation causes Aland Island eye disease. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 48 (6): 2498-502. [PMID:17525176]