Aliases for USP53 Gene
External Ids for USP53 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for USP53 Gene
GeneCards Summary for USP53 Gene
USP53 (Ubiquitin Specific Peptidase 53) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with USP53 include Cantu Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Ubiquitin-Proteasome Dependent Proteolysis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include thiol-dependent ubiquitinyl hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is USP54.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for USP53 Gene
Tight junction-associated protein that is involved in the survival of auditory hair cells and hearing. Maybe by modulating the barrier properties and mechanical stability of tight junctions (By similarity). Has no peptidase activity (PubMed:14715245).