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Retinal image of X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS), an inherited disease causing vision loss due to splitting of the layers of the retina.  XLRS is caused by mutations in a gene on the X chromosome called RS1 which encodes a protein called retinoschisin.

Credit: National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health (NEI/NIH)

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