Gene Detail

Gene Symbol SMG6
Synonyms C17orf31 | EST1A | hSMG5/7a | SMG-6
Gene Description SMG6, telomerase-binding protein EST1A, 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?ALK fusion has been observed in lung adenocarcinoma (PMID: 29667179).
Entrez Id 23293
Chromosome 17
Map Location 17p13.3
Canonical Transcript NM_017575


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