This biomarker is also known as:
- RNA polymerase II 7.6 kDa subunit,
- DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC5,
- polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide L (7.6kD),
- DNA-directed RNA polymerase III subunit L,
- RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit ABC5,
- RPB10 homolog,
- polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide L, 7.6kDa,
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POLR2L is the central component of RNA polymerase II. RNA polymerase II is the polymerase responsible for synthesizing messenger RNA in eukaryotes. This subunit may be shared by the other two DNA-directed RNA polymerases, I and III. RNA polymerases, or Pols, are composed of mobile elements that move relative to each other. In Pol II, POLR2L/RBP10 is thought to be part of the core element with the central large cleft.
There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.
The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…
No additional breast data available.
POLR2L 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.