tethered cord Gene Set

Dataset HPO Gene-Disease Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description During normal embryological development, the spinal cord first occupies the entire length of the vertebral column but goes on to assume a position at the level of L1 due to differential growth of the conus medullaris and the vertebral column. The filum terminale is a slender, threadlike structure that remains after the normal regression of the distal embryonic spinal cord and attaches the spinal cord to the coccyx. A tethered cord results if there is a thickened rope-like filum terminale which anchors the cord at the level of L2 or below, potentially causing neurologic signs owing to abnormal tension on the spinal cord. (Human Phenotype Ontology, HP_0002144)
External Link http://compbio.charite.de/hpoweb/showterm?id=HP:0002144
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4 genes associated with the tethered cord phenotype by mapping known disease genes to disease phenotypes from the HPO Gene-Disease Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
CREBBP CREB binding protein
HOXD13 homeobox D13
MNX1 motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1
PIK3CA phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate 3-kinase, catalytic subunit alpha