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What is the official name of the TRPV3 gene?
The official name of this gene is “transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 3.”
TRPV3 is the gene's official symbol. The TRPV3 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 TRPV3 gene?
How are changes in the TRPV3 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TRPV3 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17p13.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 3,510,501 to 3,557,994
The TRPV3 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 17 at position 13.2.
More precisely, the TRPV3 gene is located from base pair 3,510,501 to base pair 3,557,994 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TRPV3?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TRPV3 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 TRPV3 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 TRPV3?
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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.