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What is the official name of the PTPRC gene?
The official name of this gene is “protein tyrosine phosphatase, receptor type C.”
PTPRC is the gene's official symbol. The PTPRC 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 PTPRC gene?
How are changes in the PTPRC gene related to health conditions?
Where is the PTPRC gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 1q31-q32
Molecular Location on chromosome 1: base pairs 198,638,968 to 198,757,476
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The PTPRC gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 1 between positions 31 and 32.
More precisely, the PTPRC gene is located from base pair 198,638,968 to base pair 198,757,476 on chromosome 1.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about PTPRC?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about PTPRC 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 PTPRC 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 PTPRC?
antibody ; ataxia ; autoimmune ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; catalytic ; cell ; central nervous system ; congenital ; cytokine ; differentiation ; domain ; dysarthria ; extracellular ; gene ; hepatitis ; immunodeficiency ; isoforms ; mitosis ; mutation ; myelin sheath ; nervous system ; phosphatase ; protein ; receptor ; recessive ; sclerosis ; spasticity ; specificity ; susceptibility ; transformation ; transmembrane ; tyrosine ; virus
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.