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What is the official name of the MYD88 gene?
The official name of this gene is “myeloid differentiation primary response 88.”
MYD88 is the gene's official symbol. The MYD88 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 MYD88 gene?
How are changes in the MYD88 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the MYD88 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 3p22
Molecular Location on chromosome 3: base pairs 38,138,477 to 38,143,021
The MYD88 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 3 at position 22.
More precisely, the MYD88 gene is located from base pair 38,138,477 to base pair 38,143,021 on chromosome 3.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about MYD88?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the MYD88 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 MYD88?
alternate splicing ; antimicrobial ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; cytokine ; deficiency ; domain ; epithelial ; gene ; homeostasis ; IFN ; immune response ; intestine ; mediate ; nucleus ; protein ; receptor ; recessive ; secretion ; splicing ; susceptibility ; transcript ; transcription
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.