transmembrane protein 87B
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From NCBI Gene:
This gene encodes a protein that may interact with human papillomavirus type 18 E6 oncogene. The protein is also likely to be involved in endosome-to-trans-Golgi network retrograde transport. The gene is expressed in adult and fetal tissues, including brain and heart. This gene is a component of the 2q13 deletion syndrome. Mutations in this gene may be associated with congenital heart defects. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2016]
May be involved in retrograde transport from endosomes to the trans-Golgi network (TGN).
TMEM87B mutations may be involved in restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM), a rare non-ischemic myocardial disease. RCM is characterized by restrictive ventricular-filling physiology in the presence of normal or reduced diastolic and/or systolic volumes (of 1 or both ventricles), biatrial enlargement, and normal ventricular wall thickness.