Notation for a gene for DFNA1.
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DIAPH1A gene on chromosome 5q31 that encodes a homolog of the Drosophila diaphanous gene, which may play a role in regulating actin polymerisation of the hair cells of the inner ear.
DIAPH1 mutation is linked to autosomal dominant, nonsyndromic sensorineural progressive low-frequency hearing loss.
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