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Gene Symbol HIKESHI
Synonyms C11orf73 | HLD13 | HSPC138 | HSPC179 | L7RN6 | OPI10
Gene Description HIKESHI, heat shock protein nuclear import factor hikeshi, encodes a protein responsible for the nuclear import of ATP-bound Hsp70 proteins, thereby playing a role in the protection of cells from heat shock damage (PMID: 26523678, PMID: 22541429). Increased expression of HIKESHI has been identified in gastric cancer (PMID: 28731175).


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