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What is the official name of the LIPI gene?
The official name of this gene is “lipase, member I.”
LIPI is the gene's official symbol. The LIPI 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 LIPI gene?
How are changes in the LIPI gene related to health conditions?
Where is the LIPI gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 21q11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 21: base pairs 14,108,462 to 14,211,039
The LIPI gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 21 at position 11.2.
More precisely, the LIPI gene is located from base pair 14,108,462 to base pair 14,211,039 on chromosome 21.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about LIPI?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about LIPI 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 LIPI 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 LIPI?
familial ; gene ; hypertriglyceridemia ; inherited ; lipid ; lipoprotein ; pancreatitis ; phospholipids ; plasma ; protein ; sodium ; sperm ; susceptibility ; triacylglycerol ; very low density lipoprotein ; VLDL
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.