deafness-infertility syndrome

(redirected from chromosome 15q15.3 deletion syndrome)

deafness-infertility syndrome

A condition (OMIM:611102) of male nonsyndromic sensorineural deafness with an inability to father children.
 
Molecular pathology
Defects of STRC, which encodes a protein of the sensory hair cells in the inner ear involved with mechanoreception, and the contiguous CATSPER2, which encodes a sperm-associated cation channel, cause deafness-infertility syndrome.
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