Gene Detail

Gene Symbol WT1
Synonyms AWT1 | GUD | NPHS4 | WAGR | WIT-2 | WT33
Gene Description WT1, Wilms tumor 1, encodes a transcription factor responsible for targeting genes related to cell growth and metabolism (PMID: 17361230). WT1 is known as a tumor suppressor involved in the development of Wilms' tumor of the kidney, but also demonstrates an oncogenic role in other cancers, including acute myeloid leukemia (PMID: 16987884, PMID: 17361230).
Entrez Id 7490
Chromosome 11
Map Location 11p13
Canonical Transcript NM_024426


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