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What is the official name of the PLEKHM1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “pleckstrin homology and RUN domain containing M1.”
PLEKHM1 is the gene's official symbol. The PLEKHM1 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 PLEKHM1 gene?
How are changes in the PLEKHM1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PLEKHM1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17q21.31
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 45,434,247 to 45,490,780
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The PLEKHM1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at position 21.31.
More precisely, the PLEKHM1 gene is located from base pair 45,434,247 to base pair 45,490,780 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PLEKHM1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PLEKHM1 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 PLEKHM1 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 PLEKHM1?
anemia ; autosomal ; autosomal dominant ; autosomal recessive ; benign ; bone marrow ; degradation ; endocytosis ; gene ; growth factor ; hepatosplenomegaly ; infection ; lysosome ; macrocephaly ; mediate ; osteoclast ; protein ; recessive ; transcript ; transduction ; vacuole
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.