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PITX2

Basics

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • RS,
  • IGDS,
  • IHG2,
  • IGDS2,
  • Homeobox protein PITX2,
  • Brx1,
  • ALL1-responsive protein ARP1,
  • Otlx2,
  • IRID2,
  • RIEG bicoid-related homeobox transcription factor,
  • rieg bicoid-related homeobox transcription factor 1,
  • RIEG1,
  • ARP1,
  • RGS,
  • Paired-like homeodomain transcription factor 2,
  • paired-like homeodomain 2,
  • all1-responsive gene 1,
  • Solurshin,
  • solurshin,
  • IDG2,
  • pituitary homeo box 2,
  • pituitary homeobox 2,
  • RIEG,
  • PTX2,

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Description…

The PITX2 protein is a member of the RIEG/PITX paired homeobox family, in the bicoid class of homeodomain proteins. PITX2 acts as a transcription factor, controls cell proliferation in a tissue-specific manner and is involved in morphogenesis. During embryonic development, PITX2 exerts a role in the expansion of muscle progenitors. Several alternatively spliced transcripts have been identified encoding different isoforms.

Attributes

QA State: Under Review
Type: Gene
Short Name:

Datasets

There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.

Organs

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Studies

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Publications

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Resources

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News

The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


Please click here to register for the 9th EDRN Scientific Workshop from September 8-10, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting registration page also has agendas and hotel reservation information.
Announcement 06/05/2014


Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html