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What is the official name of the AFF3 gene?
The official name of this gene is “AF4/FMR2 family member 3.”
AFF3 is the gene's official symbol. The AFF3 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 AFF3 gene?
How are changes in the AFF3 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the AFF3 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2q11.2-q12
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 99,545,864 to 100,142,583
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The AFF3 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 2 between positions 11.2 and 12.
More precisely, the AFF3 gene is located from base pair 99,545,864 to base pair 100,142,583 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about AFF3?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about AFF3 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 AFF3 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 AFF3?
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.