DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating PIEZO2 and distal arthrogryposis type 3

PIEZO2 [ENSP00000421377]

Piezo-type mechanosensitive ion channel component 2; Component of a mechanosensitive channel required for rapidly adapting mechanically activated (MA) currents. Required for Merkel-cell mechanotransduction. Plays a major role in light- touch mechanosensation; Armadillo-like helical domain containing

Synonyms:  PIEZO2,  PIEZO2p,  hPIEZO2,  E7EVM7,  J3KRQ5 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt