Gene Detail

Gene Symbol ANGPT2
Synonyms AGPT2 | ANG2
Gene Description ANGPT2, angiopoietin 2, is a glycoprotein that prevents the function of ANGPT1 via binding to the Tie-2 receptor, thereby resulting in new vessel formation or disruption of existing vessels (PMID: 9204896). Elevated expression of ANGPT2 has been linked to a worse prognosis in lung cancer (PMID: 29118335).
Entrez Id 285
Chromosome 8
Map Location 8p23.1
Canonical Transcript NM_001147


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