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Gene Review

osm-5  -  Protein OSM-5

Caenorhabditis elegans

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Disease relevance of osm-5

  • In the absence of osm-5, the C. elegans autosomal dominant PKD (ADPKD) gene products [11] accumulate in stunted cilia, suggesting that abnormal or lack of cilia or defects in IFT may result in diseases such as polycystic kidney disease (PKD) [1].


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