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What is the official name of the TUBA8 gene?
The official name of this gene is “tubulin, alpha 8.”
TUBA8 is the gene's official symbol. The TUBA8 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 TUBA8 gene?
How are changes in the TUBA8 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the TUBA8 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 22q11.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 22: base pairs 18,593,452 to 18,614,497
The TUBA8 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 22 at position 11.1.
More precisely, the TUBA8 gene is located from base pair 18,593,452 to base pair 18,614,497 on chromosome 22.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about TUBA8?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about TUBA8 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 TUBA8 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 TUBA8?
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.