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Medical Term:

microophthalmia transcription factor gene


gene that when mutated causes Waardenburg syndrome type II and Tietz syndrome in at least some subsets of families with these autosomal dominant syndromes of hearing impairment; located on 3p12.3-14.1; gene encodes homodimeric transcription factor protein.

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