Aliases for FAM65B Gene
External Ids for FAM65B Gene
Previous Symbols for FAM65B Gene
The protein encoded by this gene stimulates the formation of a non-mitotic multinucleate syncytium from proliferative cytotrophoblasts during trophoblast differentiation. Alternative splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2013]
GeneCards Summary for FAM65B Gene
FAM65B (Family With Sequence Similarity 65, Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FAM65B include autosomal recessive non-syndromic sensorineural deafness type dfnb. An important paralog of this gene is FAM65A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM65B Gene
Required for hearing (PubMed:24958875). Involved in skeletal muscle development (PubMed:24687993).
Isoform 2: Plays a role in promoting myogenic cell differentiation, cytoskeletal rearrangement and filopodia formation (PubMed:17150207).