Gene Detail

Gene Symbol SOX9
Synonyms CMD1 | CMPD1 | SRA1 | SRXX2 | SRXY10
Gene Description SOX9, SRY-box 9, is an HMG box transcription factor which plays a crucial role in chondrogenesis, organogenesis, and neural crest development (PMID: 22246670). Sox9 over expression has been observed in cancers of the skin, prostate, lung, colon, and brain while decreased expression has been documented in melanoma (PMID: 22246670).
Entrez Id 6662
Chromosome 17
Map Location 17q24.3
Canonical Transcript NM_000346


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