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Immunoglobulin heavy locus
Symbols  ; IGH.1@; IGH@; IGHDY1
External IDs GeneCards:
Species Human Mouse
Ensembl n/a n/a
UniProt n/a n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) n/a n/a
RefSeq (protein) n/a n/a
Location (UCSC) n/a n/a
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Immunoglobulin heavy locus, also known as IGH, is a region on human

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Further reading

  1. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: IGH immunoglobulin heavy locus". 



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