This biomarker is also known as:
- glioma-amplified sequence 41,
- Glioma-amplified sequence 41,
- nuMA-binding protein 1,
- YEATS domain containing 4,
- NuMA binding protein 1,
- NuMA-binding protein 1,
- YEATS domain-containing protein 4,
- glioma-amplified sequence-41,
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YEATS4 has high sequence similarity to human MLLT1, and yeast and human MLLT3 proteins, both transcription factors, and is therefore hypothesized to be a transcription factor itself. YEATS4 is thought to be required for RNA transcription. YEATS4 is also a component of the NuA4 histone acetyltransferase (HAT) complex.
There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.
The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…
No additional breast data available.
YEATS4 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.