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POSTN

Basics

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • periostin,
  • OSF-2,
  • periostin, osteoblast specific factor,
  • OSF2,
  • PN,
  • Osteoblast-specific factor 2,

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Description…

POSTN, a secreted protein, binds to heparin and induces cell attachment and spreading. It may additionally play a role in cell adhesion and in extracellular matrix mineralization. POSTN is widely expressed with highest levels in aorta, stomach, lower gastrointestinal tract, placenta, uterus and breast. It is up-regulated in epithelial ovarian tumors while not expressed in normal ovaries. POSTN is also highly expressed at the tumor periphery of lung carcinoma tissue but not within the tumor. It is overexpressed in breast cancers.

Attributes

QA State: Under Review
Type: Protein
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