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What is the official name of the PRSS56 gene?
The official name of this gene is “protease, serine, 56.”
PRSS56 is the gene's official symbol. The PRSS56 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 PRSS56 gene?
How are changes in the PRSS56 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PRSS56 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2q37.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 233,385,172 to 233,390,425
The PRSS56 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 2 at position 37.1.
More precisely, the PRSS56 gene is located from base pair 233,385,172 to base pair 233,390,425 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PRSS56?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the PRSS56 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 PRSS56?
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.