Chromosome 4 (human)


In the human genome, chromosome 4 is one of the 23 chromosomes. It is a submetacentric chromosome, found within group B of the human karyotype. As with all autosomes, somatic cells carry two copies of chromosome 4, while gametes carry only one copy.

Chromosome 4 is approximately 186 Mbp (million base pairs) in length, comprising ~6-6.5% of the haploid genome
Chromosome 4 has approximately 700-1100 genes

Significant genes (and some related genetic diseases) on chromosome 4 include: