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TECTA wt Allele

Known as: DFNB21, DFNA8, Tectorin, Alpha Gene 
Human TECTA wild-type allele is located within 11q22-q24 and is approximately 90 kb in length. This allele, which encodes alpha-tectorin protein, is… 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background: Alpha-tectorin is a noncollagenous component of the tectorial membrane which plays an essential role in auditory… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
enetic factors are thought to account for approximately one half of cases of childhood hearing loss, the majority of which is non… 
1999
1999
Kristien Verhoeven et al. Nature Genet. 19, 60–62 (1998). The nucleotide numbering of the mouse gene was used for the human… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract. The human α-tectorin (TECTA) gene has recently been cloned and proposed to be involved in autosomal dominant non… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A gene responsible for autosomal dominant non-syndromic hearing impairment in two families (DFNA8 and DFNA12) has recently been… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We investigated a Swedish family with nonsyndromic progressive bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Thirteen candidate loci for… 
1998
1998
A four-generation family suffering from an autosomal-dominant, congenital, nonprogressive, nonsyndromic hearing loss was found in… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We performed linkage analysis in a Belgian family with autosomal dominant midfrequency hearing loss, which has a prelingual onset…