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What is the official name of the PCDH19 gene?
The official name of this gene is “protocadherin 19.”
PCDH19 is the gene's official symbol. The PCDH19 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 PCDH19 gene?
How are changes in the PCDH19 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PCDH19 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: Xq22.1
Molecular Location on the X chromosome: base pairs 100,291,643 to 100,410,272
The PCDH19 gene is located on the long (q) arm of the X chromosome at position 22.1.
More precisely, the PCDH19 gene is located from base pair 100,291,643 to base pair 100,410,272 on the X chromosome.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PCDH19?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PCDH19 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 PCDH19 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 PCDH19?
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.