Gene Symbol: mks-6
Description: MecKel-Gruber Syndrome (MKS) homolog
Alias: MecKel-Gruber Syndrome (MKS) homolog
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Williams C, Li C, Kida K, Inglis P, Mohan S, Semenec L, et al. MKS and NPHP modules cooperate to establish basal body/transition zone membrane associations and ciliary gate function during ciliogenesis. J Cell Biol. 2011;192:1023-41 pubmed publisher
  2. Nguyen P, Liou W, Hall D, Leroux M. Ciliopathy proteins establish a bipartite signaling compartment in a C. elegans thermosensory neuron. J Cell Sci. 2014;127:5317-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that differential compartmentalization of signal transduction components by ciliary proteins is important for the functions of ciliated sensory neurons. ..
  3. Lambacher N, Bruel A, van Dam T, Szymańska K, Slaats G, Kuhns S, et al. TMEM107 recruits ciliopathy proteins to subdomains of the ciliary transition zone and causes Joubert syndrome. Nat Cell Biol. 2016;18:122-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This work expands the MKS module of ciliopathy-causing TZ proteins associated with diffusion barrier formation and provides insight into TZ subdomain architecture. ..

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