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What is the official name of the TCAP gene?
The official name of this gene is “titin-cap.”
TCAP is the gene's official symbol. The TCAP 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 TCAP gene?
How are changes in the TCAP gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TCAP gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17q12
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 39,665,345 to 39,666,553
The TCAP gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at position 12.
More precisely, the TCAP gene is located from base pair 39,665,345 to base pair 39,666,553 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TCAP?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TCAP helpful.
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the TCAP 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 TCAP?
arrhythmia ; atrophy ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; benign ; biopsy ; cardiac ; cardiomyopathy ; degenerative ; dilated ; dilation ; distal ; dyspnea ; elastic ; familial ; gene ; heart failure ; hereditary ; hypertrophic ; hypertrophy ; intrafamilial variability ; kinase ; muscular dystrophy ; myofibrils ; palpitations ; protein ; proximal ; recessive ; sarcomere ; septum ; syncope
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.