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Genomic structure of the human unconventional myosin VI gene Nadav Ahituva
 

Summary: Genomic structure of the human unconventional myosin VI gene
Nadav Ahituva
, Tama Sobea
, Nahid G. Robertsonb
, Cynthia C. Mortonb
,
R. Thomas Taggartc
, Karen B. Avrahama,*
a
Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
b
Department of Pathology and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
c
Hearing Research Center, Department of Communication and Hearing Disorders, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
Received 8 August 2000; received in revised form 23 October 2000; accepted 7 November 2000
Received by H. Cedar
Abstract
Mutations in myosin VI (Myo6) cause deafness and vestibular dysfunction in Snell's waltzer mice. Mutations in two other unconventional
myosins cause deafness in both humans and mice, making myosin VI an attractive candidate for human deafness. In this report, we reŽned the

  

Source: Avraham, Karen - Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Tel Aviv University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine