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Gene Symbol KEL
Synonyms CD238 | ECE3 | Kell
Gene Description KEL, Kell metallo-endopeptidase (Kell blood group), encodes a type II transmembrane glycoprotein, the polymorphic Kell blood group antigen, which plays a role in the conversion of endothelin-3 to its bioactive form (PMID: 23581578, PMID: 16423827). KEL amplification has been identified in pediatric low grade gliomas (PMID: 28912153).
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