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What is the official name of the TNNC1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “troponin C type 1 (slow).”
TNNC1 is the gene's official symbol. The TNNC1 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 TNNC1 gene?
How are changes in the TNNC1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TNNC1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 3p21.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 3: base pairs 52,451,091 to 52,454,041
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The TNNC1 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 3 at position 21.1.
More precisely, the TNNC1 gene is located from base pair 52,451,091 to base pair 52,454,041 on chromosome 3.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TNNC1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TNNC1 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 TNNC1 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 TNNC1?
actin ; arrhythmia ; ATP ; benign ; calcium ; cardiac ; cardiomyopathy ; contraction ; dilated ; dilation ; dyspnea ; familial ; gene ; heart failure ; hereditary ; hydrolysis ; hypertrophic ; hypertrophy ; intrafamilial variability ; myosin ; palpitations ; protein ; septum ; syncope
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.