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What is the official name of the BUB1B gene?
The official name of this gene is “BUB1 mitotic checkpoint serine/threonine kinase B.”
BUB1B is the gene's official symbol. The BUB1B 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 BUB1B gene?
How are changes in the BUB1B gene related to health conditions?
Where is the BUB1B gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 15q15
Molecular Location on chromosome 15: base pairs 40,453,209 to 40,513,336
The BUB1B gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 15 at position 15.
More precisely, the BUB1B gene is located from base pair 40,453,209 to base pair 40,513,336 on chromosome 15.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about BUB1B?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about BUB1B 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 BUB1B 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 BUB1B?
anaphase ; aneuploidy ; apoptosis ; cancer ; centrosome ; chromatid ; chromosome ; colorectal ; familial ; gene ; interphase ; kinase ; kinetochore ; mitosis ; mosaic ; motor ; polyploid ; progression ; protein ; segregation ; syndrome ; trait ; 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.