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Gene: MAGEB6 (MAGE family member B6) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MAGEB6
Name: MAGE family member B6
Description: This gene is a member of the MAGEB gene family. The members of this family have their entire coding sequences located in the last exon, and the encoded proteins show 50 to 68% sequence identity to each other. The promoters and first exons of the MAGEB genes show considerable variability, suggesting that the existence of this gene family enables the same function to be expressed under different transcriptional controls. This gene is expressed in testis, and in a significant fraction of tumors of various histological types. The MAGEB genes are clustered on chromosome Xp22-p21. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: cancer/testis antigen 3.4; cancer/testis antigen family 3, member 4; CT3.4; FLJ40242; MAGE-B6; MAGE-B6 antigen; MAGEB6A; melanoma antigen family B, 6; melanoma antigen family B6; melanoma-associated antigen B6
Related Pseudogenes: MAGEB6B  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 EnsemblX26,192,440 - 26,195,646 (+)Ensembl
GRCh38X26,192,440 - 26,195,646 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37X26,210,557 - 26,213,763 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36X26,120,478 - 26,123,684 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34X25,970,213 - 25,973,420NCBI
CeleraX30,337,984 - 30,341,189 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic MapXp21.3NCBI
HuRefX23,949,213 - 23,952,423 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1X26,242,215 - 26,245,426 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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Nomenclature History
More on MAGEB6
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1348631
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.