Patients suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), the most common type of inherited retinal degeneration, experience irreversible vision loss due to photoreceptor degeneration. The preservation of cone photoreceptors has been deemed medically relevant as a therapy aimed at preventing blindness in patients with RP. Cones rely on aerobic glycolysis to supply the metabolites necessary for outer segment (OS) renewal and maintenance.
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- Doctoral Dissertation Applied Mathematics 2020