Neurocysticercosis Gene Set

Dataset HuGE Navigator Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description A taeniasis that results from ingestion of eggs or larvae of the Taenia solium tapeworm in undercooked pork or fecally contaminated food or water, which subsequently infect the central nervous system, heart, muscles, subcutaneous tissues, and eyes. Neurocysticercosis causes seizures, mental disturbances, focal neurologic deficits and intracerebral lesions. (Human Disease Ontology, DOID_10079)
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3 genes associated with the Neurocysticercosis phenotype by text-mining GWAS publications from the HuGE Navigator Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
ICAM1 intercellular adhesion molecule 1
MMP9 matrix metallopeptidase 9
TLR4 toll-like receptor 4