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MYH6 myosin heavy chain 6

Also known as: ASD3; MYHC; SSS3; CMH14; MYHCA; CMD1EE; alpha-MHC

Summary

Cardiac muscle myosin is a hexamer consisting of two heavy chain subunits, two light chain subunits, and two regulatory subunits. This gene encodes the alpha heavy chain subunit of cardiac myosin. The gene is located ~4kb downstream of the gene encoding the beta heavy chain subunit of cardiac myosin. Mutations in this gene cause familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and atrial septal defect 3. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2010]

Genomic context

Location:
14q12
Sequence:
Chromosome: 14; NC_000014.9 (23381990..23408277, complement)
Total number of exons:
39

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