meibomian gland atrophy Gene Set

Dataset MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description acquired diminution of the size of the sebaceous glands embedded in the tarsal plate of each eyelid, associated with wasting as from death and reabsorbtion of cells, diminished cellular proliferation, decreased cellular volume, pressure, ischemia, malnutrition, reduced function or malfunction, or hormonal changes (Mammalian Phenotype Ontology, MP_0001345)
External Link http://www.informatics.jax.org/searches/Phat.cgi?id=MP:0001345
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3 gene mutations causing the meibomian gland atrophy phenotype in transgenic mice from the MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
HR hair growth associated
SCD stearoyl-CoA desaturase (delta-9-desaturase)
SOAT1 sterol O-acyltransferase 1