Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
March 2018, Vol. 7(3), pp. 065-067
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Short Communication

Awareness about Retinitis pigmentosa in biotechnology students

Muhammad Imran Qadir* and Zunaira Akhtar

Molecular biology and Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan Pakistan

Corresponding Author E-mail: mrimranqadir@hotmail.com 

Accepted 26 March, 2018 

Abstract

Retinitis pigmentosa is the genetic disease in which retinal cells that contain photoreceptors cell are degenerated ad result in loss of vision at night and peripheral vision (SIDE VISION). In this disease many genes are involved, more than 50 genes. In order to analyze the awareness about this disease, we selected 37 biotechnology students and 15 questions were put. Among them 31 were female and 6 were male, all student agreed that retinitis pigmentosa is genetic disease and no one was affected by this disease including their family. It is not easily curable as describe by students because no effective treatments are available for its cure.

Keywords: Retinitis Pigmentosa, awareness, Questionnaire survey, biotechnology students

 

References

Daiger SP, et al (2015). "Genes and mutations causing autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa." Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine 5(10): a017129.

Fahim AT, et al (2017). "Nonsyndromic retinitis pigmentosa overview."

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