At a minimum, these SNPs are known to be related, and others may also be
An inherited form of macular degeneration causing blindness. See Wikipedia for details.
There are multiple types of the disease:
- STGD1: The most common recessive form, associated with mutations in the ABCA4 or CNGB3 genes.
- STGD3: A rare dominant form, associated with mutations in the ELOVL4 gene.
- STGD4: Associated with mutations in the PROM1 gene.
(The STGD2 type designation is no longer used.)