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What is the official name of the TNFSF11 gene?
The official name of this gene is “tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 11.”
TNFSF11 is the gene's official symbol. The TNFSF11 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 TNFSF11 gene?
How are changes in the TNFSF11 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TNFSF11 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 13q14
Molecular Location on chromosome 13: base pairs 43,136,871 to 43,182,148
The TNFSF11 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 13 at position 14.
More precisely, the TNFSF11 gene is located from base pair 43,136,871 to base pair 43,182,148 on chromosome 13.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TNFSF11?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TNFSF11 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 TNFSF11 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 TNFSF11?
apoptosis ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; bone loss ; cell ; cell proliferation ; cytokine ; differentiation ; gene ; hypercalcemia ; immune response ; kinase ; ligand ; necrosis ; osteoclast ; proliferation ; protein ; receptor ; recessive ; T-cells ; transcript ; tumor
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.