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Hypomethylation of the IL17RC Promoter Associates with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Lai Wei, Baoying Liu, Jingsheng Tuo, Defen Shen, Ping Chen, Zhiyu Li, Xunxian Liu, Jia Ni, Pradeep Dagur, H Nida Sen, Shayma Jawad, Diamond Ling, Stanley Park, Sagarika Chakrabarty, Catherine Meyerle, Elvira Agron, Frederick L Ferris, Emily Y Chew, J Philip McCoy, Emily Blum Show all

Cell Reports | CELL PRESS | Published : 2012

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the ATR for access to this national resource, the twins who volunteered for the study, and Andrea Richardson for DNA extraction and genotyping of twin samples. We also thank Dr. Neal Young for critically reading the manuscript. This study was supported by grants from the intramural research program of the NEI (to R.B.N., C.-C.C., F.L.F., and E.Y.C.), the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (to L.W. and R.B.N.), the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (to J.P.M.), the Foundation Fighting Blindness (to P.J.F.), the Macular Degeneration Center Research Fund of the CEI (to M.L.K. and P.J.F.), Research to Prevent Blindness (unrestricted grant to the CEI, Career Development Award to P.J.F.), and the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (grant 529923, Translational Clinical Research in Major Eye Diseases and through a Practitioner Fellowship to R.H.G.). The CERA receives operational infrastructure support from the Victorian Government