- Inner ear dysfunction in caspase-3 deficient miceTomoko Makishima
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
BMC Neurosci 12:102. 2011..In contrast with the auditory system, details of the vestibular phenotype have not been characterized. Here we report the vestibular phenotype and inner ear anatomy in the caspase-3 deficient (Casp3(-/-)) mouse strain...
- Connexin 26 mutation in keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome in mother and daughter with combined conductive and sensorineural hearing lossBrent Kelly
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Int J Dermatol 47:443-7. 2008..Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome most commonly results from a mutation in the gap-junctional protein connexin 26 (Cx26) gene, GJB2. Most cases are sporadic and are associated with sensorineural hearing loss...