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Myosin XV

The latest member of the myosin super-family was reported to be associated with human deafness.  This gene is now known to be a homolog of the mouse mutant shaker 2 (Probst et al, 1998; Wang et al, 1998). 

Wang, A. et al. (1998) Association of unconventional myosin MYO15 mutations with human nonsyndromic deafness DFNB3. Science 280; 1447-1451

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