meibomian gland hypoplasia Gene Set

Dataset MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description underdevelopment or reduced size of the meibum-secreting modified lobulated sebaceous glands located at the rim of the eyelids inside the tarsal plate, usually due to a reduced number of cells (Mammalian Phenotype Ontology, MP_0013389)
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2 gene mutations causing the meibomian gland hypoplasia phenotype in transgenic mice from the MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
TGFA transforming growth factor, alpha
TWIST2 twist family bHLH transcription factor 2