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Gene Family: Immunoglobulin heavy (IGH) orphons

A subset of : Immunoglobulin heavy

IGH orphons: These are IGH genes that are found outside of the 14q32.33 IGH locus and therefore cannot form part of an immunoglobulin-encoding gene. [Source: HGNC]

Genes contained within the family: 37

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
IGHD1OR15-1A immunoglobulin heavy diversity 1/OR15-1A (non-functional) IGHD1/OR15-1A, IGHD1OR151A 15q11.2
IGHD1OR15-1B immunoglobulin heavy diversity 1/OR15-1B (non-functional) IGHD1/OR15-1B, IGHD1OR151B 15q11.2
IGHD2OR15-2A immunoglobulin heavy diversity 2/OR15-2A (non-functional) IGHD2/OR15-2A, IGHD2OR152A 15q11.2
IGHD2OR15-2B immunoglobulin heavy diversity 2/OR15-2B (non-functional) IGHD2/OR15-2B, IGHD2OR152B 15q11.2
IGHD3OR15-3A immunoglobulin heavy diversity 3/OR15-3A (non-functional) IGHD3/OR15-3A, IGHD3OR153A 15q11.2
IGHD3OR15-3B immunoglobulin heavy diversity 3/OR15-3B (non-functional) IGHD3/OR15-3B, IGHD3OR153B 15q11.2
IGHD4OR15-4A immunoglobulin heavy diversity 4/OR15-4A (non-functional) IGHD4/OR15-4A, IGHD4OR154A 15q11.2
IGHD4OR15-4B immunoglobulin heavy diversity 4/OR15-4B (non-functional) IGHD4/OR15-4B, IGHD4OR154B 15q11.2
IGHD5OR15-5A immunoglobulin heavy diversity 5/OR15-5A (non-functional) IGHD5/OR15-5A, IGHD5OR155A 15q11.2
IGHD5OR15-5B immunoglobulin heavy diversity 5/OR15-5B (non-functional) IGHD5/OR15-5B, IGHD5OR155B 15q11.2
IGHEP2 immunoglobulin heavy constant epsilon P2 (pseudogene) 9p24.1
IGHV1OR15-1 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-1 (non-functional) IGHV1/OR15-1 15q11.2
IGHV1OR15-2 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-2 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR15-2 15q11.1
IGHV1OR15-3 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-3 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR15-3 15q11.2
IGHV1OR15-4 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-4 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR15-4 15q11.2
IGHV1OR15-5 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-5 (non-functional) IGHV1/OR15-5 15q11.2 not on reference assembly
IGHV1OR15-6 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-6 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR15-6 15q11.2
IGHV1OR15-9 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR15-9 (non-functional) VSIG7 IGHV1/OR15-9, IGHV1OR159 15q11.1
IGHV1OR16-1 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR16-1 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR16-1 16p11.2
IGHV1OR16-2 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR16-2 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR16-2 16p11.2
IGHV1OR16-3 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR16-3 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR16-3 16p11.2
IGHV1OR16-4 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR16-4 (pseudogene) IGHV1/OR16-4 16p11.2
IGHV1OR21-1 immunoglobulin heavy variable 1/OR21-1 (non-functional) IGHV1/OR21-1 21p11.2
IGHV2OR16-5 immunoglobulin heavy variable 2/OR16-5 (non-functional) IGHV2/OR16-5 16p11.2
IGHV3OR15-7 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR15-7 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR15-7 15q11.2
IGHV3OR16-6 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-6 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-6 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-7 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-7 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-7 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-8 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-8 (non-functional) IGHV3/OR16-8 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-9 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-9 (non-functional) IGHV3/OR16-9 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-10 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-10 (non-functional) IGHV3/OR16-10 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-11 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-11 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-11 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-12 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-12 (non-functional) IGHV3/OR16-12 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-13 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-13 (non-functional) IGHV3/OR16-13 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-14 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-14 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-14 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-15 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-15 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-15 16p11.2
IGHV3OR16-16 immunoglobulin heavy variable 3/OR16-16 (pseudogene) IGHV3/OR16-16 16p11.2
IGHV4OR15-8 immunoglobulin heavy variable 4/OR15-8 (non-functional) VSIG6 IGHV4/OR15-8, IGHV4OR158 15q11.2

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For further reading, please see: Lefranc M.-P. and Lefranc G. The Immunoglobulin FactsBook, Academic Press, 2001

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