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 Serine Protease 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TMPRSS5 include Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 25 and Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Axonal, Type 2A1. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity and scavenger receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is TMPRSS2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for TMPRSS5 Gene
May play a role in hearing.