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Gene Symbol FGF9
Synonyms FGF-9 | GAF | HBFG-9 | HBGF-9 | SYNS3
Gene Description FGF9, fibroblast growth factor 9, encodes for a member of the fibroblast growth factor family and paracrine FGF subfamily (PMID: 32161315), and plays a role in cell development processes including proliferation (PMID: 16982695). Aberrant expression of FGF9 has been associated with several tumor types including glioma, prostate, and ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinomas (PMID: 16982695), and Fgf9 overexpression has been observed in cisplatin resistant colorectal cancer (PMID: 32104224) and in serum from prostate cancer patients (PMID: 31174436).


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