This biomarker is also known as:
- VLA-4 subunit beta,
- integrin VLA-4 beta subunit,
- CD29 antigen,
- integrin beta-1,
- Fibronectin receptor subunit beta,
- integrin, beta 1 (fibronectin receptor, beta polypeptide, antigen CD29 includes MDF2, MSK12),
- very late activation protein, beta polypeptide,
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ITGB1 is a beta subunit of the heterodimeric integrin protein. Integrins are ubiquitously expressed adhesion molecules composed of alpha and beta subunits. In mammals, 18 alpha and 8 beta subunits have been identified. Integrin family members are membrane receptors involved in cell adhesion and recognition in a variety of processes including embryogenesis, hemostasis, tissue repair, immune response and metastatic diffusion of tumor cells. Several protein isoforms have been identifed, arising from alternatively spliced transcript variants.
There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.
The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…
No additional breast data is available.
ITGB1 was one of numerous potential early detection biomarkers specific to triple-negative breast cancer in multiple pathways identified.
This biomarker is currently being annotated or is under review.
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Update: Pre-application webinar information now available.
The National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention has released a new funding opportunity to solicit organ-specific applications for Biomarker Developmental Laboratories (BDLs), one of the four scientific units of the recently funded Early Detection Research Network (EDRN). The EDRN is a national infrastructure funded to discover, develop, and validate biomarkers for risk assessment, detection, and molecular diagnosis and prognosis of early cancer. BDLs are responsible for the discovery, development, characterization, and testing of new, or the refinement of existing, biomarkers and biomarker assays for risk assessment, detection, and molecular diagnosis and prognosis of cancers.
The existing BDLs are primarily focused on ovary and gastrointestinal cancers. The proposed BDLs (to be supported under this funding opportunity) should be focused on one or more of the following cancers: breast, prostate and other genitourinary organs, or lung. In addition, cancers with rapidly rising incidence rates, e.g., endometrial, hepatocellular, kidney, thyroid, oropharyngeal cancers, and/or cancers with unique etiology, e.g., mesothelioma, will be considered.
The newly funded units of the Early Detection Research Network will be announced later in April. Successful applicants have already been notified. Those researchers who were not successful during the last round of applications are encouraged to apply to this opportunity.