DFN3 gene | definition of DFN3 gene by Medical dictionary
mutation of the gene responsible for DFN3 and conductive hearing loss; located at Xq21.1; gene encodes transcription factors expressed in the mesenchyme of the middle and inner ears.
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(40) identified a hot spot for microdeletions in patients with X-linked deafness 900 kb proximal to the DFN3 gene.
Identification of a hot spot for microdeletions in patients with X-linked deafness type 3 (DFN3) 900 kb proximal to the DFN3 gene POU3F4.