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What is the official name of the FAM161A gene?
The official name of this gene is “family with sequence similarity 161, member A.”
FAM161A is the gene's official symbol. The FAM161A 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 FAM161A gene?
How are changes in the FAM161A gene related to health conditions?
Where is the FAM161A gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2p15
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 61,824,847 to 61,854,142
The FAM161A gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 2 at position 15.
More precisely, the FAM161A gene is located from base pair 61,824,847 to base pair 61,854,142 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about FAM161A?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about FAM161A 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 FAM161A 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 FAM161A?
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.