Gene Detail

Gene Symbol BIRC5
Synonyms API4 | EPR-1
Gene Description BIRC5, baculoviral IAP repeat containing 5, belongs to the Inhibitor of Apoptosis (IAP) gene family, and thus, plays a role in preventing apoptosis. BIRC5 is often overexpressed in many different types of cancers (PMID: 18075512).
Entrez Id 332
Chromosome 17
Map Location 17q25.3
Canonical Transcript NM_001168

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