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se tissues to stretch," said Sundin. "And MFRP, located exclusively in the RPE and nowhere else in the body, is likely involved in that signaling process."

Sundin plans to further investigate MFRP and ultimately develop drugs to regulate the gene's function. He hopes the information gained from his study will open doors to correcting other types of severe refractive error, not only farsightedness, but also nearsightedness.


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Source:Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


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