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atonal homolog 7 (Drosophila)
This intronless gene encodes a member of the basic helix-loop-helix family of transcription factors, with similarity to;Drosophila atonal gene that controls photoreceptor development. Studies in mice suggest that this gene plays a central;role in retinal ganglion cell and optic nerve formation. Mutations in this gene are associated with nonsyndromic;congenital retinal nonattachment.
ATOH7; atonal homolog 7 (Drosophila); protein atonal homolog 7; ATOH7_HUMAN; Atonal Homolog 7; bHLHa13; Class A basic helix-loop-helix protein 13; hATH5; Helix-loop-helix protein hATH-5; Math5