Gene Detail

Gene Symbol KLF5
Synonyms BTEB2 | CKLF | IKLF
Gene Description KLF5, Kruppel-like factor 5, is a transcription factor that activates or represses gene transcription, depending on cellular context, thereby, inhibiting or promoting cell survival (PMID: 24323942). Amplification and overexpression of Klf5 has been observed in a variety of tumor types, including intestinal, bladder, gastric, and breast (PMID: 28963353).
Entrez Id 688
Chromosome 13
Map Location 13q22.1
Canonical Transcript NM_001730


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