Gene Detail

Gene Symbol BAK1
Synonyms BAK | BAK-LIKE | BCL2L7 | CDN1
Gene Description BAK1, Bcl-2 homologous antagonist/killer, promotes apoptosis by binding and inhibiting Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL (PMID: 15248898, PMID: 8521816). Decreased expression of Bak1 has been observed in gastric cancer (PMID: 15248898) and Bak1 expression may be regulated by a number of micro-RNA's (PMID: 27177325, PMID: 24643683, PMID: 24532468).
Entrez Id 578
Chromosome 6
Map Location 6p21.31
Canonical Transcript NM_001188

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