TMPRSS5 gene

transmembrane protease, serine 5

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From NCBI Gene:

This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the serine protease family. Serine proteases are known to be involved in many physiological and pathological processes. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2014]

From UniProt:

May play a role in hearing.

From UniProt:

Defects in TMPRSS5 may be a cause of deafness.

Cytogenetic Location: 11q23.2, which is the long (q) arm of chromosome 11 at position 23.2

Molecular Location: base pairs 113,687,546 to 113,709,811 on chromosome 11 (Homo sapiens Annotation Release 108, GRCh38.p7) (NCBI)

Cytogenetic Location: 11q23.2, which is the long (q) arm of chromosome 11 at position 23.2
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