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What is the official name of the ROM1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “retinal outer segment membrane protein 1.”
ROM1 is the gene's official symbol. The ROM1 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 ROM1 gene?
How are changes in the ROM1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the ROM1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 11q13
Molecular Location on chromosome 11: base pairs 62,612,740 to 62,615,119
The ROM1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 11 at position 13.
More precisely, the ROM1 gene is located from base pair 62,612,740 to base pair 62,615,119 on chromosome 11.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about ROM1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about ROM1 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 ROM1 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 ROM1?
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.