A novel RP1 mutation demonstrated in a Turkish family with autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa

ERGÜN M. A. , Citirik M., Bilgili G., Ergun S. G. , Polat G.

GENE REPORTS, vol.11, pp.1-5, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.genrep.2018.01.003
  • Title of Journal : GENE REPORTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5


Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) refers to a heterogeneous group of inherited ocular diseases that result in a progressive retinal degeneration. Due to the genetic heterogeneity of RP, 76 different forms have been described till now. Also, autosomal recessive, dominant and X-linked inheritance has also been reported. A major indication for use of whole exome sequencing (WES) in the molecular diagnosis of patients depends on the genetic heterogeneity.