Genetic Evidence for Role of Carotenoids in Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS).

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, Volume 55, Issue 1, p.587-99 (2014)

Keywords:

2013, Center-Authored Paper, January 2014, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

We tested variants in genes related to lutein and zeaxanthin status for association with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS).