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What is the official name of the INF2 gene?
The official name of this gene is “inverted formin, FH2 and WH2 domain containing.”
INF2 is the gene's official symbol. The INF2 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 INF2 gene?
How are changes in the INF2 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the INF2 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 14q32.33
Molecular Location on chromosome 14: base pairs 104,689,605 to 104,719,609
The INF2 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 14 at position 32.33.
More precisely, the INF2 gene is located from base pair 104,689,605 to base pair 104,719,609 on chromosome 14.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about INF2?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about INF2 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 INF2 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 INF2?
actin ; atrophy ; biopsy ; dialysis ; distal ; domain ; end-stage renal disease ; gene ; kidney ; locus ; median nerve ; motor ; nervous system ; peripheral ; peripheral nervous system ; progression ; protein ; proteinuria ; renal ; renal disease ; sclerosis ; stage
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.