This biomarker is also known as:
- tetratricopeptide repeat protein 2,
- dnaJ homolog subfamily C member 7,
- TPR repeat protein 2,
- DnaJ (Hsp40) homolog, subfamily C, member 7,
- tetratricopeptide repeat domain 2,
- Tetratricopeptide repeat protein 2,
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DNAJC7 is a member of the DNAJ heat shock protein 40 family. This family is characterized by two N-terminal tetratricopeptide repeat domains and a C-terminal DNAJ domain. DNAJC7 functions as a co-chaperone regulating the molecular chaperones HSP70 and HSP90 in folding of steroid receptors, such as the glucocorticoid receptor and the progesterone receptor. There are pseudogenes of this gene on chromosomes 1 and 6. Multiple transcript variants of DNAJC7 exist from alternate splicing.
There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.
The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…
No additional breast data available.
DNAJC7 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.