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Gene Symbol PCDH7
Synonyms BH-Pcdh | BHPCDH | PPP1R120
Gene Description PCDH7, protocadherin 7, encodes a gene belonging to the protocadherin family, and plays a role in regulating intercellular adhesion and homotypic cell-in-cell formation (PMID: 32457908), and nerve cell morphology and synaptic function (PMID: 32616769). PCDH7 overexpression has been identified in non-small cell lung cancer (PMID: 27821484), and bone metastases of breast cancer (PMID: 23751349), and a fusion with MAP3K8 has been detected in Spitzoid neoplasms (PMID: 30640733).


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