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a visual disorder defined by deficient or absent function in the retinal cones, resulting in colour blindness and in decreased vision in bright lights
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achromatopsy, achromatopsia

color blindness. Also called acritochromacy.
See also: Color, Eyes
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, achromatopsy[MIM*216900, 262300 & 603096]
n. acromatopsia, ceguera cromática.
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After mutational analysis, clinical re-evaluation revealed that both families were segregating autosomal recessive achromatopsia. Further, the topological model of the cyclic nucleotide-gated channel alpha-3 polypeptide describes these missense mutations primarily affecting the C-linker and cyclic guanosine monophosphate-binding sites, respectively.
A 24-year-old Caucasian man presented to clinic with complaints of extreme photophobia, claiming that 'light is [his] enemy.' His ocular history is significant for achromatopsia. He currently managed his photophobia with cocoon sunglasses and a cane to manoeuvre in daytime.
(2015) Mutations in the unfolded protein response regulator ATF6 cause the cone dysfunction disorder achromatopsia. Nat.
Achromatopsia, a rare autosomal recessive disorder, occurs when the functions of all three cone receptors are lost and is the complete inability to distinguish between different colours.
The most common aetiology of acquired cerebral achromatopsia is embolic stroke in Posterior Cerebral Artery
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Achromatopsia, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
At the moment, there is no known cure for achromatopsia but it is a condition that won't get any better or worse.
The bubbly little girl, from Rhymney in the Rhymney Valley, who will turn two in August, has an inherited eye disorder known as achromatopsia which affects around one in 30,000 people.
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In 2010, they restored day vision in dogs suffering from achromatopsia, an inherited form of total color blindness, by replacing the mutant gene associated with the condition.