Linkage Replication of theMYP12Locus in Common Myopia Academic Article uri icon


  • PURPOSE: Myopia is a common disorder with a large public health impact. Although 12 myopia loci have been reported and heterogeneity for high myopia loci have been demonstrated, replication of high-myopia loci with a common myopia phenotype has not been successful. This study reports the successful replication of MYP12 in three large, multigenerational families with autosomal dominant (AD) common myopia (spherical equivalent [SphE]


  • Chen, Christine Y
  • Stankovich, Jim
  • Scurrah, Katrina J
  • Garoufalis, Pam
  • Dirani, Mohamed
  • Pertile, Kelly K
  • Richardson, Andrea J
  • Baird, Paul N

publication date

  • October 1, 2007