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What is the official name of the PHF21A gene?
The official name of this gene is “PHD finger protein 21A.”
PHF21A is the gene's official symbol. The PHF21A 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 PHF21A gene?
How are changes in the PHF21A gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PHF21A gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 11p11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 11: base pairs 45,950,869 to 46,142,984
The PHF21A gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 11 at position 11.2.
More precisely, the PHF21A gene is located from base pair 45,950,869 to base pair 46,142,984 on chromosome 11.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PHF21A?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the PHF21A gene or gene products?
See How are genetic conditions and genes named? in the Handbook.
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 PHF21A?
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.