International Journal of Genetics and Genomics

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Mitochondrial DNA Nucleotide Changes in Cataract and Glaucoma Patients in Senegal

    Sokhna Oumou Ba, Fatimata Mbaye, Matar Ciss, Ndéye Ndoumbé Guéye, Mbacké Sembéne

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: Oct. 03, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2018
    Published: Nov. 06, 2018
    Abstract: Cataract and glaucoma are the leading causes of blindness in the world. The aim of this study was to investigate the involvement of somatic mutations of the MT-CYB gene in glaucoma and cataract cases among Senegalese patients. 38 samples including 12 controls and 26 patients (18 cataracts, 8 glaucomas) were used to study polymorphism, diversity and... Show More