Gene Detail

Gene Symbol IGF2
Synonyms C11orf43 | GRDF | IGF-II | PP9974
Gene Description IGF2, insulin like growth factor 2, encodes for a growth factor involved in cell growth and differentiation processes that occur during embyronic development and adult life (PMID: 18308616). Over expression of IGF2 has been linked to mesenchymal tumors and hepatocellular carcinoma and may be associated with worse prognosis in breast cancer, esophageal cancer, and chronic myeloid leukemia (PMID: 24080445).
Entrez Id 3481
Chromosome 11
Map Location 11p15.5
Canonical Transcript NM_000612

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