The molecular genetics of Usher syndrome.

  title={The molecular genetics of Usher syndrome.},
  author={Z M Ahmed and Saima Riazuddin and E. R. Wilcox},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  volume={63 6},
Association of sensorineural deafness and progressive retinitis pigmentosa with and without a vestibular abnormality is the hallmark of Usher syndrome and involves at least 12 loci among three different clinical subtypes. Genes identified for the more commonly inherited loci are USH2A (encoding usherin), MYO7A (encoding myosin VIIa), CDH23 (encoding… CONTINUE READING