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What is the official name of the WRAP53 gene?
The official name of this gene is “WD repeat containing, antisense to TP53.”
WRAP53 is the gene's official symbol. The WRAP53 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 WRAP53 gene?
How are changes in the WRAP53 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the WRAP53 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17p13.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 7,686,070 to 7,703,501
The WRAP53 gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 17 at position 13.1.
More precisely, the WRAP53 gene is located from base pair 7,686,070 to base pair 7,703,501 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about WRAP53?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about WRAP53 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 WRAP53 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 WRAP53?
anemia ; aplastic anemia ; autosomal ; autosomal recessive ; bone marrow ; chromosome ; DNA ; DNA damage ; fibrosis ; gene ; leukoplakia ; mRNA ; osteoporosis ; platelets ; protein ; pulmonary ; recessive ; reticulated ; splicing ; synthesis ; telomere ; 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.