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Color Vision Defects

  1. Maureen Neitz,
  2. Jay Neitz

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0006000

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Neitz, M. and Neitz, J. 2006. Color Vision Defects. eLS. .

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  1. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

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  • Birch J (1993) Diagnosis of Defective Colour Vision New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Nathans J (1989) The genes for colour vision. Scientific American 260: 2449.
  • Nathans J, Merbs SL, Sung C, Weitz CJ and Wang Y (1992) Molecular genetics of human visual pigments. Annual Review of Genetics 26: 403424.
  • Neitz M and Neitz J (1998) Molecular genetics and the biological basis of colour vision. In: Backhaus WGK, Reinhold K and Werner JS (eds.) Color Vision: Perspectives from Different Disciplines, pp. 101119. New York, NY: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Neitz M and Neitz J (2000) Molecular genetics of colour vision and colour vision defects. Archives of Ophthalmology 118: 691700.
  • Neitz J, Carroll J and Neitz M (2001) Colour vision: almost reason enough for having eyes. Optics and Photonics News 12: 2633.
  • Piantanida T (1988) The molecular genetics of colour vision and colour blindness. Trends in Genetics 4: 319323.
  • Sharpe LT, Stockman A, Jägle H and Nathans J (1999) Opsin genes, cone photopigments, colour vision, and colour blindness. In: Gegenfurtner KR and Sharpe LT (eds.) Colour Vision: From Genes to Perception, pp. 352. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

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