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Gene Family: Structural maintenance of chromosomes proteins (SMC)

SMC protein: SMC proteins represent a large family of ATPases that participate in many aspects of higher-order chromosome organization and dynamics.[1][2][3] SMC stands for Structural Maintenance of Chromosomes. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 7

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
SMC1A structural maintenance of chromosomes 1A SMC1L1 DXS423E, KIAA0178, SB1.8, Smcb Xp11.22
SMC1B structural maintenance of chromosomes 1B SMC1L2 bK268H5 22q13.31
SMC2 structural maintenance of chromosomes 2 SMC2L1 hCAP-E, CAP-E 9q31.1
SMC3 structural maintenance of chromosomes 3 CSPG6 HCAP, BAM, SMC3L1, bamacan 10q25.2
SMC4 structural maintenance of chromosomes 4 SMC4L1 hCAP-C, CAP-C 3q25.33
SMC5 structural maintenance of chromosomes 5 SMC5L1 KIAA0594 9q21.12
SMC6 structural maintenance of chromosomes 6 SMC6L1 FLJ22116 2p24.2