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What is the official name of the NRL gene?
The official name of this gene is “neural retina leucine zipper.”
NRL is the gene's official symbol. The NRL 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 NRL gene?
How are changes in the NRL gene related to health conditions?
Where is the NRL gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 14q11.1-q11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 14: base pairs 24,078,692 to 24,114,723
The NRL gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 14 between positions 11.1 and 11.2.
More precisely, the NRL gene is located from base pair 24,078,692 to base pair 24,114,723 on chromosome 14.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about NRL?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about NRL 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 NRL 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 NRL?
autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; cones ; degenerative ; epithelium ; fundus ; gene ; leucine ; macula ; motif ; peripheral ; photoreceptor ; pigment ; protein ; recessive ; retina ; transcription ; transcription factor
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.