OMIA:002206 : Ciliary dyskinesia, primary, NME5-related

Categories: Respiratory system phene

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 603575 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Cross-species summary: Motile cilia are required for clearing mucous, infectious agents and inhaled dust from the airways. Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a hereditary defect of motile cilia. Clinical findings may include recurrent airway infections, fertility problems, and sometimes hydrocephalus. (Tosso Leeb 10 Sep 2019)

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 10 Sep 2019
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 11 Sep 2019
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 22 Sep 2021