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What is the official name of the CNGA1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “cyclic nucleotide gated channel alpha 1.”
CNGA1 is the gene's official symbol. The CNGA1 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 CNGA1 gene?
How are changes in the CNGA1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the CNGA1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 4p12
Molecular Location on chromosome 4: base pairs 47,935,014 to 48,016,678
The CNGA1 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 4 at position 12.
More precisely, the CNGA1 gene is located from base pair 47,935,014 to base pair 48,016,678 on chromosome 4.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about CNGA1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about CNGA1 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 CNGA1 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 CNGA1?
autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; cation ; channel ; fundus ; gene ; isoforms ; Met ; peripheral ; photoreceptor ; pigment ; plasma ; plasma membrane ; protein ; recessive ; retina ; rod photoreceptors ; second messenger ; signal transduction ; transcript ; transduction
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.