The TECTA gene homepage

This database is one of the ”Retinal and hearing impairment genetic variant databases”.
General information
Gene symbol TECTA
Gene name tectorin alpha
Chromosome 11
Chromosomal band q22-q24
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_011633.1
Transcript reference NM_005422.2
Exon/intron information NM_005422.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases DFN, DFNA1, DFNA12, DFNB21
Citation reference(s) PubMed: Roux 2011
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) David Baux
Total number of public variants reported 285
Unique public DNA variants reported 201
Individuals with public variants 153
Hidden variants 7
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Notes The database is curated by the Montpellier Usher group.
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This database is one of the ”Retinal and hearing impairment genetic variant databases”.
Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, Nederland.
Date created April 05, 2012
Date last updated July 06, 2022
Version TECTA:220706

Graphical displays and utilities
Graphs Graphs displaying summary information of all variants in the database »
Reading frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes. Active for: NM_005422.2.
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
Homepage URL
External URL Deafness Gene Mutation Database
Deafness Variation Database
HGNC 11720
Entrez Gene 7007
PubMed articles TECTA
OMIM - Gene 602574
OMIM - Diseases DFNA1 (deafness, autosomal dominant, type 1)
DFNA12 (deafness, autosomal dominant, type 12 (DFNA-12))
DFNB21 (deafness, autosomal recessive, type 21 (DFNB-21))
GeneCards TECTA
GeneTests TECTA
Orphanet TECTA

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00020958 11 tectorin alpha NM_005422.2 NP_005413.2 285

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