|A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine®|
On this page:
What is the official name of the CCL21 gene?
The official name of this gene is “chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 21.”
CCL21 is the gene's official symbol. The CCL21 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 CCL21 gene?
How are changes in the CCL21 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CCL21 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 9p13
Molecular Location on chromosome 9: base pairs 34,709,004 to 34,710,166
The CCL21 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 9 at position 13.
More precisely, the CCL21 gene is located from base pair 34,709,004 to base pair 34,710,166 on chromosome 9.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CCL21?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the CCL21 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 CCL21?
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.