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Gene Symbol CDH23
Synonyms CDHR23 | PITA5 | USH1D
Gene Description CDH23, cadherin related 23, is a cadherin related protein that composes part of the tip links of hair cells and is involved in mechanotransduction (PMID: 28268172, PMID: 20498078). CDH23 overexpression has been identified in breast cancer (PMID: 22413011) and germline mutations have been observed in familial isolated pituitary adenoma (PMID: 31793361, PMID: 28413019).
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