LCA5 gene

lebercilin LCA5

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From NCBI Gene:

This gene encodes a protein that is thought to be involved in centrosomal or ciliary functions. Mutations in this gene cause Leber congenital amaurosis type V. Alternatively spliced transcript variants are described. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]

From UniProt:

Involved in intraflagellar protein (IFT) transport in photoreceptor cilia.

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From NCBI Gene:

  • Leber congenital amaurosis 5

From UniProt:

Leber congenital amaurosis 5 (LCA5): A severe dystrophy of the retina, typically becoming evident in the first years of life. Visual function is usually poor and often accompanied by nystagmus, sluggish or near-absent pupillary responses, photophobia, high hyperopia and keratoconus. [MIM:604537]

Cytogenetic Location: 6q14.1, which is the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 14.1

Molecular Location: base pairs 79,484,991 to 79,537,430 on chromosome 6 (Homo sapiens Updated Annotation Release 109.20190905, GRCh38.p13) (NCBI)

Cytogenetic Location: 6q14.1, which is the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 14.1
  • C6orf152