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What is the official name of the CD19 gene?
The official name of this gene is “CD19 molecule.”
CD19 is the gene's official symbol. The CD19 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 CD19 gene?
How are changes in the CD19 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CD19 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 16p11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 16: base pairs 28,931,760 to 28,939,346
The CD19 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 16 at position 11.2.
More precisely, the CD19 gene is located from base pair 28,931,760 to base pair 28,939,346 on chromosome 16.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CD19?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about CD19 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 CD19 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 CD19?
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.