deafness autosomal recessive type 16

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deafness autosomal recessive type 16

An autosomal recessive form (OMIM:603720) of nonsyndromic sensorineural deafness,
Molecular pathology Defects of STRC, which encodes a protein of the sensory hair cells in the inner ear involved with mechanoreception of sound waves, cause deafness autosomal recessive type 16.