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  • Genomewide scan and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for intraocular pressure on 5q and 14q in West Africans. 

    Rotimi, C.N.; Chen, G.; Adeyemo, A.A.; Jones, L.S.; Agyenim-Boateng, K.; Eghan, B.A. Jr; Zhou, J.; Doumatey, A.; Lashley, K.; Huang, H.; Fasanmade, O.; Akinsola, F.B.; Ezepue, F.; Amoah, A.; Akafo, S.; Chen, Y.; Oli, J.; Johnson, T. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., 2006)
    PURPOSE: High intraocular pressure (IOP) is a major risk factor for glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Because it has been demonstrated that African populations are at increased risk for glaucoma, ...