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Gene Symbol EZH2
Synonyms ENX-1 | ENX1 | EZH2b | KMT6 | KMT6A | WVS | WVS2
Gene Description EZH2, enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit, encodes the catalytic subunit of the polycomb repressive complex 2, which methylates histone H3 to represses gene transcription, including a number of tumor suppressor genes (PMID: 24362326, PMID: 30112706). EZH2 mutations and overexpression has been observed in a variety of tumor types, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma (PMID: 30112706), leukemia (PMID: 29289837), and ovarian cancer (PMID: 29726819).
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