External Ids for OTOS Gene
Otospiralin is synthesized by nonsensory cells (fibrocytes) of the inner ear, and downregulation of otospiralin in guinea pigs leads to deafness (Lavigne-Rebillard et al., 2003 [PubMed 12687421]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for OTOS Gene
OTOS (Otospiralin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OTOS include vestibular disease.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OTOS Gene
May be essential for the survival of the neurosensory epithelium of the inner ear.