Mouse tales from Kresge: the deafness mouse.

@article{Drury2003MouseTF,
  title={Mouse tales from Kresge: the deafness mouse.},
  author={Stacy Drury and Bronya J.B. Keats},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          296-301
        }
}
  • S. DruryB. Keats
  • Published 1 August 2003
  • Biology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
Mouse models for human deafness have not only proven instrumental in the identification of genes for hereditary hearing loss, but are excellent model systems in which to examine gene function as well as the resulting pathophysiology. One mouse model for human nonsyndromic deafness is the deafness (dn) mouse, a spontaneous mutation in the curly-tail (ct) stock. The dn gene is on mouse Chromosome 19 and it was recently shown to be a novel gene called Tmc1. A mutation in Tmc1 is also found in… 

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