skin photosensitivity Gene Set

Dataset MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description An increased sensitivity of the skin to light. Photosensitivity may result in a rash upon exposure to the sun (which is known as photodermatosis). Photosensitivity can be diagnosed by phototests in which light is shone on small areas of skin. (Human Phenotype Ontology, HP_0000992)
External Link http://www.informatics.jax.org/searches/Phat.cgi?id=MP:0001202
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7 gene mutations causing the skin photosensitivity phenotype in transgenic mice from the MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
ERCC2 excision repair cross-complementation group 2
ERCC6 excision repair cross-complementation group 6
ERCC8 excision repair cross-complementation group 8
FECH ferrochelatase
POLH polymerase (DNA directed), eta
TROVE2 TROVE domain family, member 2
UROS uroporphyrinogen III synthase