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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Biological clock pigment could help blind people

Light sensing cells (photosensitive ganglion cells) in the eye, which contain the pigment melanopsin, set the body's biological clock.
Light sensing cells (photosensitive ganglion cells) in the eye, which contain the pigment melanopsin, set the body's biological clock. They also play an important role in our… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/biological-clock-pigment-could-help-blind-people/

Retinal cells transplanted into blind mice

Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice.
Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice. The mice were engineered to mimic a form of childhood blindness called Leber's… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/retinal-cells-transplanted-into-blind-mice/

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