Novel pathogenic variants underlie SLC26A4-related hearing loss in a multiethnic cohort


Cengiz F. B. , Yilmazer R., Olgun L., SENNAROĞLU L. , KİRAZLI T., Alper H., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.101, pp.167-171, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.08.006
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.167-171

Abstract

Objectives: The genetics of sensorineural hearing loss is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity. Despite this heterogeneity, DNA variants found within SLC26A4 have been reported to be the second most common contributor after those of GJB2 in many populations.