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This biomarker is also known as:
  • F37,
  • Fez1,
  • leucine zipper putative tumor suppressor 1,
  • F37/Esophageal cancer-related gene-coding leucine-zipper motif,
  • Q9Y250,
  • F37/esophageal cancer-related gene-coding leucine-zipper motif,
  • leucine zipper, putative tumor suppressor 1,
  • FEZ1,

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LZTS1 is a tumor suppressor protein that is widely expressed in normal tissues. It is involved in regulating cell growth and is also thought to interact with the active CDC2-cyclin B1 complex and contribute to the regulation of the cell cycle and the prevention of uncontrolled cell proliferation. Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) in the 8p arm is a common characteristic of many types of cancer, and this gene is located on 8p22.


QA State: Curated
Type: Protein
Short Name:


There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.


The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…



Phase: One
QA State: Under Review


LZTS1 may be considered for further preclinical testing as a tumor biomarker.

Performance Comment

LZTS1 was overexpressed in ovarian cancer relative to normal ovary and relative to a panel of normal organs. LZTS1 was found in small and larger blood vessels. FZD10 showed limited or no expression by qRT-PCR in normal tissues.


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