|A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine®|
On this page:
What is the official name of the STAT5B gene?
The official name of this gene is “signal transducer and activator of transcription 5B.”
STAT5B is the gene's official symbol. The STAT5B 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 STAT5B gene?
How are changes in the STAT5B gene related to health conditions?
Where is the STAT5B gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17q11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 42,199,176 to 42,276,459
The STAT5B gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at position 11.2.
More precisely, the STAT5B gene is located from base pair 42,199,176 to base pair 42,276,459 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about STAT5B?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about STAT5B 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 STAT5B 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 STAT5B?
acute ; apoptosis ; cell ; cell nucleus ; cytokine ; deficiency ; gene ; gene expression ; growth hormone ; hormone ; hormone therapy ; immunodeficiency ; mutation ; nucleus ; protein ; receptor ; short stature ; signal transduction ; stature ; transcription ; transduction
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.