abnormal pineal gland morphology Gene Set

Dataset MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description any structural anomaly of the unpaired epithalamic structure that is shaped like a tiny pine cone and located above the posterior commissure near the level of the habenular complex and the sylvian aqueduct; it is both a circumventricular organ and an endocrine organ that secretes melatonin, a serotonin-derived hormone involved in the regulation of circadian rhythms; the pineal parenchyma, consisting of pinealocytes, interstitial (glial-like) cells, phagocytes and capillaries, is arranged into large folliculi separated by septae of connective tissue and blood vessels (Mammalian Phenotype Ontology, MP_0000632)
External Link http://www.informatics.jax.org/searches/Phat.cgi?id=MP:0000632
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1 gene mutations causing the abnormal pineal gland morphology phenotype in transgenic mice from the MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
GLI3 GLI family zinc finger 3