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Research Article

Cataracts and Microphthalmia Caused by a Gja8 Mutation in Extracellular Loop 2

  • Chun-hong Xia equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chun-hong Xia, Bo Chang, Adam M. DeRosa

    Affiliation: School of Optometry and Vision Science Program, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Bo Chang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chun-hong Xia, Bo Chang, Adam M. DeRosa

    Affiliation: The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, United States of America

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  • Adam M. DeRosa equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chun-hong Xia, Bo Chang, Adam M. DeRosa

    Affiliation: Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York – Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Catherine Cheng,

    Affiliation: School of Optometry and Vision Science Program, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Thomas W. White,

    Affiliation: Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York – Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Xiaohua Gong mail

    xgong@berkeley.edu

    Affiliation: School of Optometry and Vision Science Program, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: December 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052894

About the Authors

Chun-hong Xia, Catherine Cheng, Xiaohua Gong
School of Optometry and Vision Science Program, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Bo Chang
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, United States of America
Adam M. DeRosa, Thomas W. White
Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York – Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: xgong@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ChX TWW XG. Performed the experiments: ChX BC AMD CC. Analyzed the data: ChX BC AMD CC TWW XG. Wrote the paper: ChX XG.