Copy Number Variation at Chromosome 5q21.2 Is Associated With Intraocular Pressure [Genetics]

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Conclusions.
The 5q21.2 CNV locus could represent a novel locus controlling IOP. Interestingly, this IOP locus is located in close vicinity to the previously widely replicated GLC1G linkage locus for glaucoma, for which subsequent studies have not reached consensus on the causal gene. (Source: Investigative Ophthalmology)