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What is the official name of the PLN gene?
The official name of this gene is “phospholamban.”
PLN is the gene's official symbol. The PLN 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 PLN gene?
How are changes in the PLN gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PLN gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 6q22.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 6: base pairs 118,548,279 to 118,560,424
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The PLN gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 6 at position 22.1.
More precisely, the PLN gene is located from base pair 118,548,279 to base pair 118,560,424 on chromosome 6.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PLN?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PLN 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 PLN 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 PLN?
arrhythmia ; benign ; Ca ; calcium ; cardiac ; cardiomyopathy ; dilated ; dilation ; dyspnea ; familial ; gene ; heart failure ; hereditary ; homeostasis ; hypertrophic ; hypertrophy ; inherited ; intrafamilial variability ; kinase ; palpitations ; phosphorylation ; protein ; sarcoplasmic reticulum ; septum ; syncope
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.