microophthalmia transcription factor gene

microophthalmia transcription factor gene

gene that when mutated causes Waardenburg syndrome type II and Tietz syndrome in at least some subsets of families with these autosomal dominant syndromes of hearing impairment; located on 3p12.3-14.1; gene encodes homodimeric transcription factor protein.
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mi·cro·oph·thal·mia tran·scription fac·tor gene

(mī'krō-of-thal'mē-ă tran-skrip'shŭn fak'tŏr jēn)
Gene that when mutated causes Waardenburg syndrome type 2 and Tietz syndrome in at least some subsets of families with these autosomal dominant inherited syndromes.
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