Official Full Name
peripherin 2 (retinal degeneration, slow)
Peripherin-2 is a protein, that in humans is encoded by the PRPH2 gene.Peripherin-2 is found in the rod and cone cells of the retina of the eye. Defects in this protein result in one form of retinitis pigmentosa, an incurable blindness.
PRPH2; peripherin 2; peripherin-2; PRPH; NEF4; neurofilament 4 (57kD); peripherin; Peripherin Variant 61; Prph1; RDS; Retinal degeneration slow protein; Tetraspanin 22; TSPAN22; retinal degeneration 2; retinal degeneration, slow (retinitis pigmentosa 7); RP7; Rd2; AVMD; Rd-2; AOFMD; Nmf193; peripherin 2 (retinal degeneration, slow); CRDS1; retinal degeneration, slow; photoreceptor outer segment membrane glycoprotein 1