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What is the official name of the IRAK1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “interleukin 1 receptor associated kinase 1.”
IRAK1 is the gene's official symbol. The IRAK1 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 IRAK1 gene?
How are changes in the IRAK1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the IRAK1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: Xq28
Molecular Location on the X chromosome: base pairs 154,010,506 to 154,024,584
The IRAK1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of the X chromosome at position 28.
More precisely, the IRAK1 gene is located from base pair 154,010,506 to base pair 154,024,584 on the X chromosome.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about IRAK1?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the IRAK1 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 IRAK1?
cell ; degradation ; domain ; gene ; IFN ; immune response ; isoforms ; kinase ; nucleus ; phosphorylation ; protein ; receptor ; serine ; threonine ; transcript ; transcription ; transcription factor ; translocation ; ubiquitin
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.