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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). Overexpression of Sox9 has been observed in cancers of the skin, prostate, lung, colon, and brain, while decreased expression has been reported in melanoma (PMID: 22246670, PMID: 28988015, PMID: 30675295, PMID: 30642390).
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