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Tecta  -  tectorin alpha

Mus musculus

Synonyms: Alpha-tectorin, Tctna
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  • Furthermore, the indusium griseum and taenia tecta were always present and the cerebral cortical layers were well differentiated in Emx1 mutant mice [13].


  1. A deafness mutation isolates a second role for the tectorial membrane in hearing. Legan, P.K., Lukashkina, V.A., Goodyear, R.J., Lukashkin, A.N., Verhoeven, K., Van Camp, G., Russell, I.J., Richardson, G.P. Nat. Neurosci. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Mutations in the human alpha-tectorin gene cause autosomal dominant non-syndromic hearing impairment. Verhoeven, K., Van Laer, L., Kirschhofer, K., Legan, P.K., Hughes, D.C., Schatteman, I., Verstreken, M., Van Hauwe, P., Coucke, P., Chen, A., Smith, R.J., Somers, T., Offeciers, F.E., Van de Heyning, P., Richardson, G.P., Wachtler, F., Kimberling, W.J., Willems, P.J., Govaerts, P.J., Van Camp, G. Nat. Genet. (1998) [Pubmed]
  3. N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation and visual activity induce elongation factor-2 phosphorylation in amphibian tecta: a role for N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in controlling protein synthesis. Scheetz, A.J., Nairn, A.C., Constantine-Paton, M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1997) [Pubmed]
  4. Expression of serotonin1A and serotonin2A receptors in pyramidal and GABAergic neurons of the rat prefrontal cortex. Santana, N., Bortolozzi, A., Serrats, J., Mengod, G., Artigas, F. Cereb. Cortex (2004) [Pubmed]
  5. Mapping of the alpha-tectorin gene (TECTA) to mouse chromosome 9 and human chromosome 11: a candidate for human autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness. Hughes, D.C., Legan, P.K., Steel, K.P., Richardson, G.P. Genomics (1998) [Pubmed]
  6. Quantification of TECTA and DFNA5 expression in the developing mouse cochlea. Maeda, Y., Fukushima, K., Kasai, N., Maeta, M., Nishizaki, K. Neuroreport (2001) [Pubmed]
  7. Xenopus Brn-3.0, a POU-domain gene expressed in the developing retina and tectum. Not regulated by innervation. Hirsch, N., Harris, W.A. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (1997) [Pubmed]
  8. The distribution of estrogen receptor-beta mRNA in forebrain regions of the estrogen receptor-alpha knockout mouse. Shughrue, P., Scrimo, P., Lane, M., Askew, R., Merchenthaler, I. Endocrinology (1997) [Pubmed]
  9. Isolation and characterization of Bsk, a growth factor receptor-like tyrosine kinase associated with the limbic system. Zhou, R., Copeland, T.D., Kromer, L.F., Schulz, N.T. J. Neurosci. Res. (1994) [Pubmed]
  10. In vivo regulation of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor-inducible transcription factor by kainic acid. Eisch, A.J., Lammers, C.H., Yajima, S., Mouradian, M.M., Nestler, E.J. Neuroscience (1999) [Pubmed]
  11. Distribution of zincergic neurons in the mouse forebrain. Brown, C.E., Dyck, R.H. J. Comp. Neurol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  12. NMDA receptors mediate heat shock protein induction in the mouse brain following administration of the ibotenic acid analogue AMAA. Planas, A.M., Ferrer, I., Rodríguez-Farré, E. Brain Res. (1995) [Pubmed]
  13. Normal corpus callosum in Emx1 mutant mice with C57BL/6 background. Guo, H., Christoff, J.M., Campos, V.E., Jin, X.L., Li, Y. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2000) [Pubmed]
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