Gene Detail

Gene Symbol PRDM9
Synonyms KMT8B | MEISETZ | MSBP3 | PFM6 | ZNF899
Gene Description PRDM9 is a histone methyltransferase that trimethylates H3K4 during meiotic prophase and controls the activation of recombination hot spots (PMID: 24634223). Allelic variants of PRDM9 are associated with childhood leukemias (PMID: 24754746; PMID: 23222848).
Entrez Id 56979
Chromosome 5
Map Location 5p14.2
Canonical Transcript NM_020227


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