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What is the official name of the TRAF1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “TNF receptor associated factor 1.”
TRAF1 is the gene's official symbol. The TRAF1 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 TRAF1 gene?
How are changes in the TRAF1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TRAF1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 9q33-q34
Molecular Location on chromosome 9: base pairs 120,902,393 to 120,929,173
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The TRAF1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 9 between positions 33 and 34.
More precisely, the TRAF1 gene is located from base pair 120,902,393 to base pair 120,929,173 on chromosome 9.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TRAF1?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the TRAF1 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 TRAF1?
apoptosis ; cell ; domain ; gene ; infection ; isoforms ; ligase ; lymphocyte ; mediate ; molecule ; protein ; receptor ; signal transduction ; transcript ; transduction ; transformation ; ubiquitin ; virus
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.