Gene Detail

Gene Symbol LOXL2
Synonyms LOR | LOR2 | WS9-14
Gene Description LOXL2, lysyl oxidase homolog 2, is a copper-dependent amine oxidase, which plays a role in remodeling the extracellular matrix and has been demonstrated to promote tumor progression and metastasis in a variety of solid tumors (PMID: 22810810, PMID: 26329904, PMID: 28199967). Overepxression of Loxl2 has been observed in NSCLC (PMID: 27860390) and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (PMID: 27363654).
Entrez Id 4017
Chromosome 8
Map Location 8p21.3
Canonical Transcript NM_002318

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