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    DCR Down syndrome chromosome region [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

    Gene ID: 1637, updated on 20-Jul-2016
    Official Symbol
    DCRprovided by HGNC
    Official Full Name
    Down syndrome chromosome regionprovided by HGNC
    Primary source
    HGNC:HGNC:2708
    See related
    MIM:190685
    Gene type
    other
    Organism
    Homo sapiens
    Lineage
    Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
    Also known as
    DSCR
    Summary
    Down syndrome, the most frequent form of mental retardation caused by a microscopically demonstrable chromosomal aberration, is characterized by well-defined and distinctive phenotypic features and natural history. It is caused by triplicate state (trisomy) of all or a critical portion of chromosome 21.[supplied by OMIM, Apr 2005]
    Annotation information
    Annotation category: not annotated on reference assembly

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