Chromosome 11


Human chromosome 11 is a submetacentric chromosome that contains some 4% of the genome and a number of imprinted genes.

Keywords: chromosome 11; sequencing; imprinting; translocations; diseases


Broman KW, Murray JC, Sheffield VC, White RL and Weber JL (1998) Comprehensive human genetic maps: individual and sex‐specific variation in recombination. American Journal of Human Genetics 63: 861–869.

Further Reading

Gaudray P, et al. (1999) Report on the Sixth International Workshop on Human Chromosome 11 Mapping 1998. Cyto‐genetics and Cell Genetics 86: 167–186.

International Genome Sequencing Consortium (2001) Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome. Nature 409: 860–921.

James MR, Richard 3rd CW, Schott JJ, et al. (1994) A radiation hybrid map of 506 STS markers spanning human chromosome 11. Nature Genetics 8: 70–76.

Maher ER and Reik W (2000) Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome: imprinting in clusters revisited. Journal of Clinical Investigation 105: 247–252.

Yu A, Zhao C, Fan Y, et al. (2001) Comparison of human genetic and sequence‐based physical maps. Nature 409: 951–953.

Zhang J, Qin S, Sait SNJ, et al. (2001) The pericentromeric region of human chromosome 11: evidence for a chromosome‐specific duplication. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 94: 137–141.

Web Links

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology.

CGAP Mitelman Database of Chromosome Aberrations in Cancer

Ensembl Human Map View

Genew: Human Gene Nomenclature Database Search Engine Approved names and symbols for human genes, together with aliases and previous symbols‐bin/nomenclature/

Genome Database

Human Genome Browser Gateway (Golden Path version 029)‐bin/hgGateway?db=hg7

Jackson Laboratory Mouse Genome Informatics

Marshfiled Clinic, Center for Medical Genetics

NCBI Human–Mouse Homology Map

NCBI LocusLink

NCBI UniGene

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

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Gerhard, Daniela S(Jan 2006) Chromosome 11. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005820]