Aliases for CEACAM16 Gene
External Ids for CEACAM16 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CEACAM16 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a secreted glycoprotein that in mouse interacts with tectorial membrane proteins in the inner ear. The encoded adhesion protein is found in cochlear outer hair cells and appears to be important for proper hearing over an extended frequency range. Defects in this gene likely are a cause of non-syndromic autosomal dominant hearing loss. [provided by RefSeq, May 2012]
GeneCards Summary for CEACAM16 Gene
CEACAM16 (Carcinoembryonic Antigen-Related Cell Adhesion Molecule 16) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CEACAM16 include deafness, autosomal dominant 4b and autosomal dominant non-syndromic sensorineural deafness type dfna. An important paralog of this gene is CEACAM8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CEACAM16 Gene
Required for proper hearing, it may play a role in maintaining the integrity of the tectorial membrane.