External Ids for OTOS Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OTOS Gene
May be essential for the survival of the neurosensory epithelium of the inner ear.