Aliases for TMC2 Gene
External Ids for TMC2 Gene
Previous Symbols for TMC2 Gene
This gene is considered a member of a gene family predicted to encode transmembrane proteins. The specific function of this gene is unknown; however, expression in the inner ear suggests that it may be crucial for normal auditory function. Mutations in this gene may underlie hereditary disorders of balance and hearing. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for TMC2 Gene
TMC2 (Transmembrane Channel-Like 2) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is TMC7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMC2 Gene
Probable ion channel required for the normal function of cochlear hair cells.