Aliases for DFNB59 Gene
External Ids for DFNB59 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the gasdermin family, a family which is found only in vertebrates. The encoded protein is required for the proper function of auditory pathway neurons. Defects in this gene are a cause of non-syndromic sensorineural deafness autosomal recessive type 59 (DFNB59). [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2008]
GeneCards Summary for DFNB59 Gene
DFNB59 (Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 59) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DFNB59 include deafness, autosomal recessive 59 and dfnb59 nonsyndromic hearing loss and deafness. An important paralog of this gene is DFNA5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DFNB59 Gene
Essential in the activity of auditory pathway neurons