Alpha-Tectorin

Known as: Tectorin Alpha 
Alpha-tectorin (2155 aa, ~240 kDa) is encoded by the human TECTA gene. This protein plays a role in hearing.
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2011
2011
We report on a secreted protein found in mammalian cochlear outer hair cells (OHC) that is a member of the carcinoembryonic… (More)
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2002
2002
The ultrastructure and molecular composition of the extracellular matrices that are associated with the apical surfaces of the… (More)
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2001
2001
The genes for alpha- and beta-tectorin encode the major non-collagenous proteins of the tectorial membrane. Recently, a targeted… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
alpha-tectorin is an extracellular matrix molecule of the inner ear. Mice homozygous for a targeted deletion in a-tectorin have… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
In our efforts to identify new loci responsible for non-syndromic autosomal recessive forms of deafness, DFNB loci, we have… (More)
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1999
1999
The tectorial and otolithic membranes are extracellular matrices that cover the sensory epithelia of the inner ear. They are… (More)
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1999
1999
The avian and mammalian tectorial membranes both contain two non-collagenous glycoproteins, alpha and beta-tectorin. To determine… (More)
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1998
1998
The tectorial membrane is an extracellular matrix of the inner ear that contacts the stereocilia bundles of specialized sensory… (More)
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1998
1998
alpha-Tectorin is one of the major noncollagenous components of the mammalian tectorial membrane in the inner ear. We have mapped… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The cDNA and derived amino acid sequences for the two major non-collagenous proteins of the mouse tectorial membrane, alpha- and… (More)
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