Chromosome 14 (human)


In the human genome, chromosome 14 is one of the 23 chromosomes. It is an acrocentric chromosome, found within group D of the human karyotype. As with all autosomes, somatic cells carry two copies of chromosome 14, while gametes carry only one copy.

Chromosome 14 is approximately 109 Mbp (million base pairs) in length, comprising ~3-3.5% of the haploid genome
Chromosome 14 has approximately 700-1300 genes

Significant genes (and some related genetic diseases) on chromosome 14 include: