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What is the official name of the CD28 gene?
The official name of this gene is “CD28 molecule.”
CD28 is the gene's official symbol. The CD28 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 CD28 gene?
How are changes in the CD28 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CD28 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2q33
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 203,706,475 to 203,738,912
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The CD28 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 2 at position 33.
More precisely, the CD28 gene is located from base pair 203,706,475 to base pair 203,738,912 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CD28?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the CD28 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 CD28?
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.