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|Synonyms||CD140A | PDGFR-2 | PDGFR2|
|Gene Description||PDGFRA, platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha, is a receptor tyrosine kinase that activates PI3K/Akt, RAS/MAPK, and JAK/STAT pathways to promote cell proliferation and survival (PMID: 21605429). PDGFRA mutations have been detected in melanoma, AML, peripheral nerve sheath tumors, sarcoma, and neuroendocrine carcinomas (PMID: 23752188, PMID: 20685895), several fusions have also been reported (PMID: 22432087, PMID: 26276769), and amplification has been observed in glioblastoma (PMID: 23438035).|