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Gene Symbol SPTA1
Synonyms EL2 | HPP | HS3 | SPH3 | SPTA
Gene Description SPTA1, spectrin alpha, erythrocytic 1, is a major component of the cytoskeletal network maintaining membrane stability of erythrocytes (PMID: 24569979). SPTA1 mutations have been identified in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PMID: 31724970), small cell lung cancer (PMID: 31612912), prostate adenocarcinoma (PMID: 30720096), and colorectal cancer (PMID: 28280605).


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