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Gene Symbol APOBEC3A
Synonyms A3A | ARP3 | bK150C2.1 | PHRBN
Gene Description APOBEC3A, apolipoprotein B mRNA editing enzyme, catalytic polypeptide-like 3A, deaminates single stranded DNA acting as host defense against retroviruses and foreign DNA (PMID: 22001110, PMID: 23977391). APOBEC3A is also able to hypermutate somatic DNA, which may impact onset and progression of cancer (PMID: 23977391).

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