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Gene Symbol CNTNAP2
Synonyms AUTS15 | CASPR2 | CDFE | NRXN4 | PTHSL1
Gene Description CNTNAP2, contactin associated protein-like 2, is a member of the neurexin family and functions as a nueral adhesion molecule and plays a role in nervous system development (PMID: 27621318). Decreased expression of CNTNAP2 has been observed in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (PMID: 30267217) and promoter hypermethylation has been identified in pancreatic cancer (PMID: 18535405).
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