Aliases for FAM65B Gene
External Ids for FAM65B Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM65B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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 deafness, autosomal recessive 104 and autosomal recessive non-syndromic sensorineural deafness type dfnb. GO annotations related to this gene include binding. 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).