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Gene Symbol SMG6
Synonyms C17orf31 | EST1A | hEST1A | hSMG5/7a | SMG-6
Gene Description SMG6, SMG6 nonsense mediated mRNA decay factor, is a subunit of the telomerase ribonucleoprotein (RNP) complex and may play a role in regulation of telomere length (PMID: 12699629) and nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (PMID: 20930030). A SMG6 fusion with ALK has been observed in lung adenocarcinoma (PMID: 29667179).
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