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Gene Symbol BCL2L2
Synonyms BCL-W | BCL2-L-2 | BCLW | PPP1R51
Gene Description BCL2L2, BCL2 like 2, encodes an antiapoptotic member of the BCL2 protein family that regulates cell death via apoptotic suppression and is required for spermatogenesis (PMID: 29099482, PMID: 28094768). BCL2L2 overexpression has been identified in lymphoid malignancies (PMID: 28855351, PMID: 28094768), lung adenocarcinoma (PMID: 17459056), and colorectal adenocarcinomas (PMID: 10638987).


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