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Gene Symbol CYP2D6
Synonyms CPD6 | CYP2D | CYP2D7AP | CYP2D7BP | CYP2D7P2 | CYP2D8P2 | CYP2DL1 | CYPIID6 | P450-DB1 | P450C2D | P450DB1
Gene Description CYP2D6, cytochrome P450 family 2 subfamily D member 6, is a member of the cytochrome P450 family of monooxygenases that catalyzes drug metabolism (PMID: 28480783). CYP2D6 variants have been associated with risks of various cancers (PMID: 22994728, PMID: 16550168) and may alter the metabolism of tamoxifen in breast cancer patients (PMID: 32270286, PMID: 31916635, PMID: 31821071, PMID: 31800347).
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