Gene Detail

Gene Symbol ERG
Synonyms erg-3 | p55
Gene Description ERG, v-ets avian erythroblastosis virus E26 oncogene homolog, encodes for a transcription factor that is a member of the ETS family and plays a role in developmental processes, apoptosis, cell proliferation, angiogenesis and differentiation in endothelial and hematopoietic cells (PMID: 22279422). Fusions of TMPRSS2-ERG are common in prostate cancer (PMID: 22279422, PMID: 28849022).
Entrez Id 2078
Chromosome 21
Map Location 21q22.2
Canonical Transcript NM_001136154


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