Visual System Discovery from Scripps Research Appears in Cell Reports (image) Scripps Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption While previous studies identified the various proteins produced in the retina, the ultimate destination of these proteins was largely unknown. For this research, the optic nerve was an especially important focus of study, as it is implicated in so many devastating eye diseases. Credit Scripps Research Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.