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What is the official name of the PADI4 gene?
The official name of this gene is “peptidyl arginine deiminase, type IV.”
PADI4 is the gene's official symbol. The PADI4 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 PADI4 gene?
How are changes in the PADI4 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PADI4 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 1p36.13
Molecular Location on chromosome 1: base pairs 17,308,194 to 17,363,999
The PADI4 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 1 at position 36.13.
More precisely, the PADI4 gene is located from base pair 17,308,194 to base pair 17,363,999 on chromosome 1.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PADI4?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the PADI4 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 PADI4?
Ala ; Arg ; arginine ; arthritis ; atrophy ; autoimmune ; catalytic ; cell ; chromatin ; collagen ; gene ; histone ; immune response ; infection ; inflammation ; macrophage ; mediating ; methylation ; mRNA ; neutrophils ; protein ; ser ; 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.