Literature associating TDRD7 and cataract
Tudor repeat associator with PCTAIRE-2; Component of specific cytoplasmic RNA granules involved in post-transcriptional regulation of specific genes: probably acts by binding to specific mRNAs and regulating their translation. Required for lens transparency during lens development, by regulating translation of genes such as CRYBB3 and HSPB1 in the developing lens. Also required during spermatogenesis; Belongs to the TDRD7 family.
Synonyms: TDRD7, TDRD7p, hTDRD7, Q8NHU6, PCTAIRE2BP ...