An Abnormal Connection
Uncovering mechanisms that may underpin the development of strabismus
Phoebe Harkin |
Strabismus is just one of the conditions caused by abnormalities in the cranial neuromuscular system. Despite affecting four percent of the US population (1), tissue inaccessibility has left it, and other brain-muscle conditions, relatively unexplored. It’s why a team at the National Institute of Genetics in Japan has turned to zebrafish to help understand genetic mutations that might be driving the condition.
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