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What is the official name of the VPS35 gene?
The official name of this gene is “VPS35 retromer complex component.”
VPS35 is the gene's official symbol. The VPS35 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 VPS35 gene?
How are changes in the VPS35 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the VPS35 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 16q12
Molecular Location on chromosome 16: base pairs 46,657,995 to 46,689,232
The VPS35 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 16 at position 12.
More precisely, the VPS35 gene is located from base pair 46,657,995 to base pair 46,689,232 on chromosome 16.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about VPS35?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about VPS35 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 VPS35 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 VPS35?
autosomal ; autosomal dominant ; bradykinesia ; degradation ; domain ; endosomes ; enzyme ; gene ; immunoglobulin ; Lewy bodies ; plasma ; plasma membrane ; protein ; receptor ; spectrum ; substantia nigra ; TGN ; trans-Golgi network ; transmembrane ; tremor
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.