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Research Article

Genome-Wide Analysis Points to Roles for Extracellular Matrix Remodeling, the Visual Cycle, and Neuronal Development in Myopia

  • Amy K. Kiefer,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Joyce Y. Tung,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Chuong B. Do,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • David A. Hinds,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Joanna L. Mountain,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Uta Francke,

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Nicholas Eriksson mail

    nick@23andme.com

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Published: February 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003299

About the Authors

Amy K. Kiefer, Joyce Y. Tung, Chuong B. Do, David A. Hinds, Joanna L. Mountain, Uta Francke, Nicholas Eriksson
23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: nick@23andme.com

Competing Interests

The authors are or have been employed by 23andMe and own stock options in the company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AKK JYT CBD DAH JLM UF NE. Performed the experiments: AKK JYT CBD DAH JLM UF NE. Analyzed the data: NE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CBD DAH NE. Wrote the paper: AKK NE.