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What is the official name of the CCR6 gene?
The official name of this gene is “chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 6.”
CCR6 is the gene's official symbol. The CCR6 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 CCR6 gene?
How are changes in the CCR6 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CCR6 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 6q27
Molecular Location on chromosome 6: base pairs 167,111,806 to 167,139,140
The CCR6 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 27.
More precisely, the CCR6 gene is located from base pair 167,111,806 to base pair 167,139,140 on chromosome 6.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CCR6?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the CCR6 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 CCR6?
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.