Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Transmembrane protein 138

The TMEM138 gene encodes a transmembraneous protein involved in cilia assambly. Mutations cause autosomal recessive Joubert syndrome 2.


Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Joubert syndrome 16



Lee JH et. al. (2012) Evolutionarily assembled cis-regulatory module at a human ciliopathy locus.

Update: Sept. 26, 2018