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What is the official name of the SLC11A1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “solute carrier family 11 (proton-coupled divalent metal ion transporter), member 1.”
SLC11A1 is the gene's official symbol. The SLC11A1 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 SLC11A1 gene?
How are changes in the SLC11A1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the SLC11A1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 2q35
Molecular Location on chromosome 2: base pairs 218,382,028 to 218,396,893
The SLC11A1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 2 at position 35.
More precisely, the SLC11A1 gene is located from base pair 218,382,028 to base pair 218,396,893 on chromosome 2.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about SLC11A1?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the SLC11A1 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 SLC11A1?
arthritis ; carrier ; gene ; infection ; intracellular ; iron ; isoforms ; macrophage ; metabolism ; mycobacterium ; oxygen ; pathogen ; protein ; proton ; reactive oxygen species ; solute ; susceptibility ; synthesis ; tuberculosis ; ulcer
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.