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Gene Symbol BCAM
Synonyms AU | CD239 | LU | MSK19
Gene Description BCAM, basal cell adhesion molecule (Lutheran blood group), is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily that functions as a receptor for laminin alpha5 and has a putative role in cell migration and metastasis (PMID: 24223164, PMID: 24036115). BCAM over expression and and fusions with AKT2 have been demonstrated in ovarian carcinoma (PMID: 24036115, PMID: 25733895).

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