Gene Detail

Gene Symbol ACTA2
Synonyms ACTSA
Gene Description ACTA2, actin, alpha 2, smooth muscle, aorta, 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 is associated with poor prognosis (PMID: 23995859).
Entrez Id 59
Chromosome 10
Map Location 10q23.31
Canonical Transcript NM_001141945


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