Aliases for TMPRSS5 Gene
External Ids for TMPRSS5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TMPRSS5 Gene
This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the serine protease family. Serine proteases are known to be involved in many physiological and pathological processes. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2014]
GeneCards Summary for TMPRSS5 Gene
TMPRSS5 (Transmembrane Protease, Serine 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TMPRSS5 include Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 24 and Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 25. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity and scavenger receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is ST14.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMPRSS5 Gene
May play a role in hearing.