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What is the official name of the EPB42 gene?
The official name of this gene is “erythrocyte membrane protein band 4.2.”
EPB42 is the gene's official symbol. The EPB42 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 EPB42 gene?
How are changes in the EPB42 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the EPB42 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 15q15-q21
Molecular Location on chromosome 15: base pairs 43,197,226 to 43,225,860
The EPB42 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 15 between positions 15 and 21.
More precisely, the EPB42 gene is located from base pair 43,197,226 to base pair 43,225,860 on chromosome 15.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about EPB42?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about EPB42 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 EPB42 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 EPB42?
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.