Comparing nocturnal and diurnal rodents helps scientists understand a human eye disease

Comparing nocturnal and diurnal rodents helps scientists understand a human eye disease

By venturing beyond the lab mouse to study the eyes of diurnal small mammals, scientists have uncovered a difference in the composition of rod and cone cell membranes that may explain how a genetic form of macular dystrophy targets only parts of the retina.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181002114018.htm