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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 5
First page : ( 599) Last page : ( 603)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00114.1

Pathophysiology of Retinitis Pigmentosa-An Insight

Aparajitha M.*

1st Year MBBS, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Deep Heights, Pokhara

*Corresponding Author E-mail: aparajitha.98@gmail.com

Online published on 21 June, 2016.


Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a genetic disorder occurring in the retina. This disorder affects the day to day activities of a man by causing degeneration of the retinal cells disrupting normal vision. But complete cure for this RP has not been discovered so far. In this paper I have discussed about the actual pathophysiology of RP and the interesting research that going on that is taking the researchers closer to the complete cure for this disorder.



Photoreceptors, Phototransduction, Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate (cGMP), Mutation, Apoptosis.


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