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What is the official name of the USH1C gene?
The official name of this gene is “Usher syndrome 1C.”
USH1C is the gene's official symbol. The USH1C 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 USH1C gene?
How are changes in the USH1C gene related to health conditions?
Where is the USH1C gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 11p14.3
Molecular Location on chromosome 11: base pairs 17,493,895 to 17,544,416
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The USH1C gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 11 at position 14.3.
More precisely, the USH1C gene is located from base pair 17,493,895 to base pair 17,544,416 on chromosome 11.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about USH1C?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about USH1C 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 USH1C 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 USH1C?
auditory ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; cell ; congenital ; degradation ; gene ; hair cells ; isoforms ; protein ; recessive ; retina ; sensorineural ; sensorineural hearing loss ; syndrome ; transcript
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.