Gene Detail

Gene Symbol BCL2
Synonyms Bcl-2 | PPP1R50
Gene Description BCL2, BCL2, apoptosis regulator, belongs to the BCL-2 family of proteins, and plays a role in the regulation of cell death, specifically preventing apoptosis and some processes related to necrosis (PMID: 9990505). Overexpression of BCL2 has been observed in a variety of solid tumors, including lung, ovary, and breast, and amplification has been identified in DLBCL (PMID: 26556430, PMID: 9242549).
Entrez Id 596
Chromosome 18
Map Location 18q21.33
Canonical Transcript NM_000633


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