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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
We report on a secreted protein found in mammalian cochlear outer hair cells (OHC) that is a member of the carcinoembryonic… 
2007
2007
An audioprofile displays phenotypic data from several audiograms on a single graph that share a common genotype. In this report… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The ultrastructure and molecular composition of the extracellular matrices that are associated with the apical surfaces of the… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The genes for α- and β-tectorin encode the major non-collagenous proteins of the tectorial membrane. Recently, a targeted… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In our efforts to identify new loci responsible for non-syndromic autosomal recessive forms of deafness, DFNB loci, we have… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The tectorial and otolithic membranes are extracellular matrices that cover the sensory epithelia of the inner ear. They are… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The tectorial membrane is an extracellular matrix of the inner ear that contacts the stereocilia bundles of specialized sensory… 
1998
1998
alpha-Tectorin is one of the major noncollagenous components of the mammalian tectorial membrane in the inner ear. We have mapped… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The cDNA and derived amino acid sequences for the two major non-collagenous proteins of the mouse tectorial membrane, α- and…