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Symbol CCDC66 contributors: mct - updated : 05-12-2012
HGNC name coiled-coil domain containing 66
HGNC id 27709
ANIMAL & CELL MODELS
  • in Schapendoes dogs, a mutation in the Ccdc66 gene has been shown to cause autosomal recessively inherited, generalized progressive retinal atrophy (gPRA)
  • lack of Ccdc66 in the novel Ccdc66 -/- mouse leads to an early photoreceptor degeneration, with a slow, progressive retinal phenotype and physiological impairment of the retina