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What is the official name of the KIAA0196 gene?
The official name of this gene is “KIAA0196.”
KIAA0196 is the gene's official symbol. The KIAA0196 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 KIAA0196 gene?
The KIAA0196 gene provides instructions for making a protein called strumpellin. Strumpellin is active (expressed) throughout the body, although its exact function is unknown. The protein's structure suggests that stumpellin may interact with the structural framework inside cells (the cytoskeleton) and may attach (bind) to other proteins.
How are changes in the KIAA0196 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the KIAA0196 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 8q24.13
Molecular Location on chromosome 8: base pairs 125,024,260 to 125,091,819
The KIAA0196 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 8 at position 24.13.
More precisely, the KIAA0196 gene is located from base pair 125,024,260 to base pair 125,091,819 on chromosome 8.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about KIAA0196?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about KIAA0196 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 KIAA0196 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 KIAA0196?
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.
References (8 links)
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.