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What is the official name of the MAP2K5 gene?
The official name of this gene is “mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 5.”
MAP2K5 is the gene's official symbol. The MAP2K5 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 MAP2K5 gene?
How are changes in the MAP2K5 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the MAP2K5 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 15q23
Molecular Location on chromosome 15: base pairs 67,542,606 to 67,807,117
The MAP2K5 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 15 at position 23.
More precisely, the MAP2K5 gene is located from base pair 67,542,606 to base pair 67,807,117 on chromosome 15.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about MAP2K5?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the MAP2K5 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 MAP2K5?
angiogenesis ; apoptosis ; atypical ; cardiac ; cell ; cell proliferation ; differentiation ; gene ; growth factor ; isoforms ; kinase ; muscle cell ; proliferation ; protein ; specificity ; stress ; transcript
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.