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What is the official name of the FCGR2B gene?
The official name of this gene is “Fc fragment of IgG receptor IIb.”
FCGR2B is the gene's official symbol. The FCGR2B 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 FCGR2B gene?
How are changes in the FCGR2B gene related to health conditions?
Where is the FCGR2B gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 1q23
Molecular Location on chromosome 1: base pairs 161,663,115 to 161,678,654
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The FCGR2B gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 1 at position 23.
More precisely, the FCGR2B gene is located from base pair 161,663,115 to base pair 161,678,654 on chromosome 1.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about FCGR2B?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about FCGR2B 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 FCGR2B 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 FCGR2B?
antibody ; autoimmune ; B-cells ; bone marrow ; cell ; chronic ; connective tissue ; endocytosis ; erythrocyte ; etiology ; gene ; immunoglobulin ; isoforms ; malaria ; mediate ; phagocytosis ; protein ; receptor ; susceptibility ; T-cells ; tissue ; transcript
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.