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Gene: H2AB1 (H2A.B variant histone 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: H2AB1
Name: H2A.B variant histone 1
Description: Predicted to have DNA binding activity. Involved in mRNA processing and nucleosome assembly. Localizes to the nuclear nucleosome and transcriptionally active chromatin.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: H2A Barr body-deficient; H2A histone family member B1; H2A histone family, member B1; H2A.B; H2A.Bbd; H2AFB1; histone H2A-Bbd type 1
Mus musculus (house mouse) : H2ab1 (H2A.B variant histone 1)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : LOC102021406 (histone H2A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LOC100992822 (histone H2A-Bbd type 2/3)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : H2AB1 (H2A.B variant histone 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : LOC101967165 (histone H2A-Bbd type 2/3)
Sus scrofa (pig) : LOC100517800 (histone H2A-Bbd type 2/3)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 EnsemblX154,884,972 - 154,885,558 (+)Ensembl
GRCh38X154,884,972 - 154,885,558 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37X154,113,317 - 154,113,833 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36X153,766,511 - 153,767,027 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
CeleraX154,271,936 - 154,272,452 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic MapXq28NCBI
HuRefX142,656,817 - 142,657,333 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1X154,025,079 - 154,025,595 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Disease Annotations
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Gene Ontology Annotations
Molecular Pathway Annotations
References - curated
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Comparative Map Data


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on H2AB1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1346656
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-12-25
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.