Gene Detail

Gene Symbol BST2
Synonyms CD317 | TETHERIN
Gene Description BST2, bone marrow stromal antigen 2, is a membrane protein and antiviral factor induced by interferon (PMID: 26172439) and may play a role in cell proliferation and metastasis (PMID: 26172439, PMID: 30114595). Overexpression of Bst2 has been observed in ovarian cancer (PMID: 14695211), bladder cancer (PMID: 28693265), and in bone metastases in breast cancer (PMID: 19338666).
Entrez Id 684
Chromosome 19
Map Location 19p13.11
Canonical Transcript NM_004335

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