Best disease

Best dis·ease

(best), [MIM*153700]
autosomal dominant macular degeneration beginning during the first years of life.

Best dis·ease

(best di-zēz')
Autosomal dominant macular degeneration beginning during the first years of life.
Synonym(s): vitelliform retinal dystrophy.

Best disease

(best)
[Franz Best, Ger. pathologist, 1878–1902]
Vitelliform macular dystrophy that begins in childhood or adolescence, worsens in adulthood, and is characterized by degeneration of the pigment epithelium of the macula.
Synonym: vitelliform degeneration See: macular dystrophy; vitelliform macular dystrophy

Best,

Franz, German pathologist, 1878-1920.
Best carmine stain - a method for the demonstration of glycogen in tissues.
Best disease - autosomal dominant retinal degeneration beginning during the first years of life.
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(NASDAQ: OPHT) has converted its option and entered into an exclusive global license agreement with the University of Pennsylvania for rights to develop and commercialise novel adeno-associated virus gene therapy product candidates for the treatment of Best vitelliform macular dystrophy, also known as Best disease and other bestrophinopathies, which are diseases related to mutations to the BEST1 gene, the company said.
Ophthotech has entered into an exclusive option agreement with the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Florida Research Foundation for rights to negotiate to acquire an exclusive global license to develop and commercialize novel adeno-associated virus gene therapy product candidates for the treatment of Best vitelliform macular dystrophy, also known as Best disease. Best disease is an orphan inherited degenerative retinal disease caused by mutations in the BEST1 gene.
Frank, "Localization of multifocal electroretinogram abnormalities to the lesion site: findings in a family with Best disease," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Conclusion: Finding harmless and ecological alternatives to chemical control is an urgent need to face increasing demand for safe, sustainable and effective management plan to white rot of beans counting on biocontrol agents, and other best disease management practices.
The managements held with herbicides present a bigger disease incidence on the majority of different pruning seasons done on the three harvests, 2005/2006 to 2007/2008, its AUDPC averagens were, respectively, 185; 302 and 298 (Table 2); and the smaller averages were verified on the OR system with a complete BCLD management, which reduced significantly the disease incidence, 56, 99 and 54, and the same trend were noted in the phenological development of the plant, always showing the best disease supressor in the different states of the plant's growth (Tables 2 and 5).
"This would provide the very best disease prevention and remission," said Ferguson.
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A 12-hour appointment at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in April confirmed the diagnosis of Best disease, a genetic condition that usually affects the macula, the part of the retina at the back of the eye.
"Ultimately, we hope the model will help us craft treatments to slow or reverse the course of Best disease."
First, keep in mind that pathogens mainly affect individuals with a weakened immune system, so healthy food, fresh water, the right amount of exercise, and low stress is the best disease prevention.
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