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What is the official name of the GPR89B gene?

The official name of this gene is “G protein-coupled receptor 89B.”

GPR89B is the gene's official symbol. The GPR89B gene is also known by other names, listed below.

What is the normal function of the GPR89B gene?

From UniProt (GPHRA_HUMAN) (

Voltage dependent anion channel required for acidification and functions of the Golgi apparatus that may function in counter-ion conductance.

How are changes in the GPR89B gene related to health conditions?

Genetics Home Reference provides information about 1q21.1 microdeletion, which is associated with changes in the GPR89B gene. (, a catalog designed for genetics professionals and researchers, provides the following information about the GPR89B gene and its association with health conditions.

Where is the GPR89B gene located?

Cytogenetic Location: 1q21.1

Molecular Location on chromosome 1: base pairs 147,928,392 to 147,993,520

The GPR89B gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 1 at position 21.1.

The GPR89B gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 1 at position 21.1.

More precisely, the GPR89B gene is located from base pair 147,928,392 to base pair 147,993,520 on chromosome 1.

See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? ( in the Handbook.

Where can I find additional information about GPR89B?

You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.

What other names do people use for the GPR89B gene or gene products?

  • GPHR
  • GPR89
  • GPR89C
  • SH120
  • UNQ192

See How are genetic conditions and genes named? ( in the Handbook.

What glossary definitions help with understanding GPR89B?

anion ; channel ; Golgi apparatus ; pseudogene ; voltage

You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary (


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Published: March 23, 2015