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What is the official name of the PDE6G gene?
The official name of this gene is “phosphodiesterase 6G, cGMP-specific, rod, gamma.”
PDE6G is the gene's official symbol. The PDE6G 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 PDE6G gene?
How are changes in the PDE6G gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PDE6G gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17q25
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 81,650,458 to 81,657,058
The PDE6G gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at position 25.
More precisely, the PDE6G gene is located from base pair 81,650,458 to base pair 81,657,058 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PDE6G?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PDE6G 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 PDE6G 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 PDE6G?
alternative splicing ; catalytic ; cones ; expressed ; fundus ; gene ; kinase ; peripheral ; photoreceptor ; pigment ; protein ; receptor ; retina ; rod photoreceptors ; rods ; splicing ; subunit ; 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.