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Gene Symbol INSR
Synonyms CD220 | HHF5
Gene Description INSR, insulin receptor, encodes for a receptor tyrosine kinase, which, upon ligand activation, leads to regulation of glucose, lipids, and energy, and tissue generation (PMID: 23457259, PMID: 24384568). INSR is often overexpressed in multiple cancer types including prostate, breast, ovarian (PMID: 18785179, PMID: 19074892, PMID: 12193537) and gastric cancer (PMID: 30989432).
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