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What is the official name of the DDB2 gene?
The official name of this gene is “damage-specific DNA binding protein 2, 48kDa.”
DDB2 is the gene's official symbol. The DDB2 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 DDB2 gene?
How are changes in the DDB2 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the DDB2 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 11p12-p11
Molecular Location on chromosome 11: base pairs 47,236,492 to 47,260,768
The DDB2 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 11 between positions 12 and 11.
More precisely, the DDB2 gene is located from base pair 47,236,492 to base pair 47,260,768 on chromosome 11.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about DDB2?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about DDB2 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 DDB2 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 DDB2?
cancer ; DNA ; DNA damage ; DNA repair ; gene ; histone ; ligase ; NER ; neurological ; nucleosome ; nucleotide ; nucleotide excision repair ; predisposition ; protein ; recessive ; sensitivity ; subunit ; ubiquitin
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.