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What is the official name of the MYPN gene?
The official name of this gene is “myopalladin.”
MYPN is the gene's official symbol. The MYPN 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 MYPN gene?
How are changes in the MYPN gene related to health conditions?
Where is the MYPN gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 10q21.3
Molecular Location on chromosome 10: base pairs 68,106,117 to 68,212,017
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The MYPN gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 10 at position 21.3.
More precisely, the MYPN gene is located from base pair 68,106,117 to base pair 68,212,017 on chromosome 10.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about MYPN?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about MYPN 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 MYPN 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 MYPN?
actin ; alternative splicing ; arrhythmia ; benign ; cardiac ; cardiomyopathy ; dilated ; dilation ; dyspnea ; familial ; gene ; gene product ; heart failure ; hereditary ; hypertrophic ; hypertrophy ; intrafamilial variability ; palpitations ; protein ; sarcomere ; septum ; sign ; skeletal muscle ; splicing ; syncope ; 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.