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What is the official name of the THBD gene?
The official name of this gene is “thrombomodulin.”
THBD is the gene's official symbol. The THBD 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 THBD gene?
How are changes in the THBD gene related to health conditions?
Where is the THBD gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 20p11.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 20: base pairs 23,026,269 to 23,030,300
The THBD gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 20 at position 11.2.
More precisely, the THBD gene is located from base pair 23,026,269 to base pair 23,030,300 on chromosome 20.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about THBD?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about THBD 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 THBD 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 THBD?
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.