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Tectorin beta
Symbols TECTB ; KIAA1560; MGC142057; MGC142059
External IDs OMIM602653 MGI109574 HomoloGene7568 GeneCards: TECTB Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6975 21684
Ensembl ENSG00000119913 ENSMUSG00000024979
UniProt Q96PL2 O08524
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_058222 NM_009348
RefSeq (protein) NP_478129 NP_033374
Location (UCSC) Chr 10:
114.04 – 114.06 Mb
Chr 19:
55.18 – 55.2 Mb
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Beta-tectorin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TECTB gene.[1]


The genes for alpha-tectorin and beta-tectorin (this protein) encode the major noncollagenous proteins of the tectorial membrane of the cochlea.[1]


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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.