MSH6 gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol MSH6
Gene name mutS homolog 6
Chromosome 2
Chromosomal band p16
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_219
Transcript reference NM_000179.2
Associated with diseases Lynch Syndrome
Citation reference(s) -
Curators (4) John Paul Plazzer, Johan den Dunnen, Bryony A Thompson and MEV DOMINGUEZ VALENTIN
Total number of public variants reported 2297
Unique public DNA variants reported 742
Individuals with public variants 2017
Hidden variants 2
Date created December 02, 2015
Date last updated October 03, 2018
Version MSH6:181003

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Links to other resources
HGNC 7329
Entrez Gene 2956
PubMed articles MSH6
OMIM - Gene 600678
OMIM - Diseases Lynch Syndrome (cancer, colorectal, nonpolyposis, hereditary, type 1 (Lynch syndrome, HNPCC-1))

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000003 2 mutS homolog 6 (E. coli), transcript variant 1 NM_000179.2 NP_000170.1 2297

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