MYO6

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MYO6

A gene on chromosome 6q13 which encodes a protein responsible for intracellular vesicle and organelle transport, in particular of the hair cell of the inner ear.

Molecular pathology
MYO6 mutations have been linked to hereditary non-syndromic hearing loss.
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