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Gene Symbol ACTA2
Synonyms ACTSA
Gene Description ACTA2, actin alpha 2, smooth muscle, is a conserved cytoskeletal protein involved in cell structure, motility, and smooth muscle contraction (PMID: 26934405). ACTA2 has been identified in lung adenocarcinoma where elevated expression has been associated with poor prognosis (PMID: 23995859).
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