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What is the official name of the BARD1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “BRCA1 associated RING domain 1.”
BARD1 is the gene's official symbol. The BARD1 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 BARD1 gene?
How are changes in the BARD1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the BARD1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2q35
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 214,725,646 to 214,809,711
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The BARD1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 2 at position 35.
More precisely, the BARD1 gene is located from base pair 214,725,646 to base pair 214,809,711 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about BARD1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about BARD1 helpful.
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
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 BARD1?
amino acid ; cancer ; cell ; cell cycle ; cysteine ; DNA ; DNA damage ; domain ; familial ; gene ; homology ; in vitro ; in vivo ; isoforms ; ligase ; Lys ; mediating ; Met ; motif ; mRNA ; ovarian ; protein ; transcript ; tumor ; ubiquitin
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.