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What is the official name of the MYO1A gene?
The official name of this gene is “myosin IA.”
MYO1A is the gene's official symbol. The MYO1A 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 MYO1A gene?
How are changes in the MYO1A gene related to health conditions?
Where is the MYO1A gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 12q13-q14
Molecular Location on chromosome 12: base pairs 57,028,517 to 57,050,765
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The MYO1A gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 12 between positions 13 and 14.
More precisely, the MYO1A gene is located from base pair 57,028,517 to base pair 57,050,765 on chromosome 12.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about MYO1A?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about MYO1A 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 MYO1A 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 MYO1A?
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.