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What is the official name of the MEIS1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “Meis homeobox 1.”
MEIS1 is the gene's official symbol. The MEIS1 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 MEIS1 gene?
How are changes in the MEIS1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the MEIS1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2p14
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 66,662,256 to 66,799,890
The MEIS1 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 2 at position 14.
More precisely, the MEIS1 gene is located from base pair 66,662,256 to base pair 66,799,890 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about MEIS1?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
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 MEIS1?
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.