Aliases for TEKT3 Gene
External Ids for TEKT3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TEKT3 Gene
This gene product belongs to the tektin family of proteins. Tektins comprise a family of filament-forming proteins that are coassembled with tubulins to form ciliary and flagellar microtubules. The exact function of this gene is not known. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for TEKT3 Gene
TEKT3 (Tektin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TEKT3 include Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Dominant Intermediate D and Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease And Deafness. An important paralog of this gene is TEKT5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for TEKT3 Gene
May be a structural component of the sperm flagellum. Required for normal sperm mobility.