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What is the official name of the MT-RNR1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “mitochondrially encoded 12S RNA.”
MT-RNR1 is the gene's official symbol. The MT-RNR1 gene is also known by other names, listed below.
How are changes in the MT-RNR1 gene related to health conditions?
- Genetics Home Reference provides information about nonsyndromic hearing loss, which is associated with changes in the MT-RNR1 gene.
- NCBI Gene (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/4549) lists the following diseases or traits (phenotypes) known or believed to be associated with changes in the MT-RNR1 gene.
- Deafness, nonsyndromic sensorineural, mitochondrial
- OMIM.org (http://omim.org/), a catalog designed for genetics professionals and researchers, provides the following information about the MT-RNR1 gene and its association with health conditions.
Where is the MT-RNR1 gene located?
The MT-RNR1 gene is located in mitochondrial DNA.
Molecular Location in mitochondrial DNA: base pairs 648 to 1,601
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (NCBI (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/4549))
Where can I find additional information about MT-RNR1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about MT-RNR1 helpful.
- Genetic Testing Registry - Repository of genetic test information
- GTR: Genetic tests for MT-RNR1 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gtr/tests/?term=4549%5Bgeneid%5D)
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
- OMIM - Genetic disorder catalog (http://omim.org/entry/500008)
- Research Resources - Tools for researchers
- NCBI Gene (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/4549)
- HGNC Gene Symbol Report (http://www.genenames.org/cgi-bin/gene_symbol_report?q=data/hgnc_data.php&hgnc_id=7470)
- HGNC Gene Family: Ribosomal RNAs (http://www.genenames.org/cgi-bin/genefamilies/set/848)
What other names do people use for the MT-RNR1 gene or gene products?
See How are genetic conditions and genes named? (http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/mutationsanddisorders/naming) in the Handbook.
What glossary definitions help with understanding MT-RNR1?
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference
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a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified
See How can I find a genetics professional in my area? (http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/consult/findingprofessional) in the Handbook.