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At 3 months, the short-term group showed deposition of complement component C3d in BM, RPE swelling and lysis, sub-RPE deposits, pyknosis of overlying photoreceptors, and invasion of macrophages. Longterm counterparts, on the other hand, exhibited a three- to fivefold thickening of BM. There existed a solid correlation (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 20 SECTION 1 ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PATHOLOGY OF THE MACULA between the levels of CEP-specific antibodies and the severity of pathologic alterations.
Francis et al. (169) genotyped a population of rhesus macaques and found that a susceptibility locus in the rhesus homologue of human 10q26 was associated with macular phenotype. These genes contain sequence variants significantly associated with affected status in humans and macaques. As expected, the LOC387715/ARMS2 gene is present in simians only, thus corresponding with development of the macula. In contrast to human studies, this study indicated that only the promoter polymorphism in HTRA1 appears to be significantly associated with the disease phenotype.
Undoubtedly, one of the most seductive advantages of murine models is the ease to manipulate them genetically, surgically, and pharmacologically. The aforementioned dry AMD murine models can be conveniently classified into three categories: ■■ Genetically engineered mice ■■ Immunologically manipulated mice ■■ Naturally occurring mouse strains Most murine models are genetically engineered to manipulate genes that are suspected to cause macular degeneration-like disorders in humans or might be somehow associated to AMD pathogenesis.