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CD5

CD5

The information on this page was automatically extracted from online scientific databases.

What is the official name of the CD5 gene?

The official name of this gene is “CD5 molecule.”

CD5 is the gene's official symbol. The CD5 gene is also known by other names, listed below.

Read more about gene names and symbols on the About page.

What is the normal function of the CD5 gene?

From UniProtThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.:

May act as a receptor in regulating T-cell proliferation.

How are changes in the CD5 gene related to health conditions?

Genetics Home Reference provides information about rheumatoid arthritis, which is associated with changes in the CD5 gene.
UniProt cites these articles in OMIM, a catalog designed for genetics professionals and researchers that provides detailed information about genetic conditions and genes.
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Where is the CD5 gene located?

Cytogenetic Location: 11q13

Molecular Location on chromosome 11: base pairs 61,102,457 to 61,127,851

The CD5 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 11 at position 13.

The CD5 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 11 at position 13.

More precisely, the CD5 gene is located from base pair 61,102,457 to base pair 61,127,851 on chromosome 11.

See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.

Where can I find additional information about CD5?

You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.

What other names do people use for the CD5 gene or gene products?

  • LEU1
  • T1

Where can I find general information about genes?

The Handbook provides basic information about genetics in clear language.

These links provide additional genetics resources that may be useful.

What glossary definitions help with understanding CD5?

cell ; cell proliferation ; proliferation ; receptor

You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 

The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional. See How can I find a genetics professional in my area? in the Handbook.

 
Published: July 7, 2014