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What is the official name of the CALR3 gene?
The official name of this gene is “calreticulin 3.”
CALR3 is the gene's official symbol. The CALR3 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 CALR3 gene?
How are changes in the CALR3 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CALR3 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 19p13.11
Molecular Location on chromosome 19: base pairs 16,479,057 to 16,496,192
The CALR3 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 19 at position 13.11.
More precisely, the CALR3 gene is located from base pair 16,479,057 to base pair 16,496,192 on chromosome 19.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CALR3?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about CALR3 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 CALR3 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 CALR3?
benign ; calcium ; cardiac ; cardiomyopathy ; chaperone ; dyspnea ; endoplasmic reticulum ; expressed ; familial ; fertility ; gene ; hereditary ; hypertrophic ; hypertrophy ; intrafamilial variability ; mutation ; palpitations ; protein ; septum ; sperm ; spermatogenesis ; syncope ; testis
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.