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What is the official name of the PDSS2 gene?
The official name of this gene is “prenyl (decaprenyl) diphosphate synthase, subunit 2.”
PDSS2 is the gene's official symbol. The PDSS2 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 PDSS2 gene?
How are changes in the PDSS2 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PDSS2 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 6q21
Molecular Location on chromosome 6: base pairs 107,473,760 to 107,780,778
The PDSS2 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 21.
More precisely, the PDSS2 gene is located from base pair 107,473,760 to base pair 107,780,778 on chromosome 6.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PDSS2?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PDSS2 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 PDSS2 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 PDSS2?
ataxia ; atrophy ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; cardiomyopathy ; coenzyme Q ; coenzyme Q10 ; deficiency ; encephalopathy ; enzyme ; gene ; gene product ; protein ; Q10 ; recessive ; renal ; respiratory ; syndrome ; ubiquinone
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.