Gene Detail

Gene Symbol PAX3
Synonyms CDHS | HUP2 | WS1 | WS3
Gene Description PAX3, paired box 3, encodes for one of the transcription factors of the PAX gene family, which plays a prominent role during fetal development (PMID: 19221588). PAX3 fusions with FOXO1 are frequently observed in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (PMID: 24334454).
Entrez Id 5077
Chromosome 2
Map Location 2q36.1
Canonical Transcript NM_181457


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