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What is the official name of the TMPO gene?
The official name of this gene is “thymopoietin.”
TMPO is the gene's official symbol. The TMPO 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 TMPO gene?
How are changes in the TMPO gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TMPO gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 12q22
Molecular Location on chromosome 12: base pairs 98,515,572 to 98,550,378
The TMPO gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 12 at position 22.
More precisely, the TMPO gene is located from base pair 98,515,572 to base pair 98,550,378 on chromosome 12.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TMPO?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TMPO 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 TMPO 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 TMPO?
arrhythmia ; cardiomyopathy ; cell ; dilated ; dilation ; DNA ; DNA replication ; gene ; heart failure ; isoforms ; lamin ; nuclear envelope ; nuclear membrane ; nucleus ; protein ; receptor ; transcript
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.