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What is the official name of the EYS gene?
The official name of this gene is “eyes shut homolog (Drosophila).”
EYS is the gene's official symbol. The EYS 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 EYS gene?
How are changes in the EYS gene related to health conditions?
Where is the EYS gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 6q12
Molecular Location on chromosome 6: base pairs 63,719,979 to 65,707,224
The EYS gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 12.
More precisely, the EYS gene is located from base pair 63,719,979 to base pair 65,707,224 on chromosome 6.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about EYS?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about EYS 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 EYS 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 EYS?
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.