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What is the official name of the UGT2B17 gene?
The official name of this gene is “UDP glucuronosyltransferase 2 family, polypeptide B17.”
UGT2B17 is the gene's official symbol. The UGT2B17 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 UGT2B17 gene?
How are changes in the UGT2B17 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the UGT2B17 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 4q13
Molecular Location on chromosome 4: base pairs 68,537,183 to 68,568,526
The UGT2B17 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 4 at position 13.
More precisely, the UGT2B17 gene is located from base pair 68,537,183 to base pair 68,568,526 on chromosome 4.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about UGT2B17?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about UGT2B17 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 UGT2B17 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 UGT2B17?
bone mineral density ; conjugation ; copy number variation ; DHT ; dihydrotestosterone ; enzyme ; gene ; isozyme ; lipid ; locus ; metabolism ; mineral ; osteoporosis ; protein ; soluble ; steroids ; susceptibility ; testosterone ; toxic ; trait ; xenobiotics
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.