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Gene Symbol VAMP2
Synonyms NEDHAHM | SYB2 | VAMP-2
Gene Description VAMP2, vesicle associated membrane protein 2, encodes a member of the SNARE protein family that mediates fusion and exocytosis of synaptic vesicles at the plasma membrane and plays a role in cell adhesion, migration, and survival (PMID: 19822142, PMID: 32210233, PMID: 32848598). Increased expression of VAMP2 has been demonstrated in bladder cancer (PMID: 30672978) and a fusion of VAMP2 with NRG1 has been identified in lung cancer (PMID: 26134228).
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