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Photoreceptor transplantation in micepnas;110/3/799/UNFIG01F1unfig01Reconstructed light sensitive layer of the retina (green). Image courtesy of University of Oxford.In people with retinitis pigmentosa, blindness occurs after a progressive loss of photoreceptor cells destroys the outer nuclear layer (ONL) of the retina. Although transplanted photoreceptor cells could potentially restore vision in these patients,… (Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)
Source: Blindness