Gene Detail

Gene Symbol PAX8
Synonyms
Gene Description PAX8, paired-box 8, is a transcription factor, which is involved in the differentiation of multiple cell types including thyroid, kidney, and neural tube (PMID: 23868062). PAX8 expression has been associated with several cancer types including thyroid, renal, ovarian, and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, while PAX8 translocations have been identified in thyroid cancers (PMID: 23425942).
Entrez Id 7849
Chromosome 2
Map Location 2q14.1
Canonical Transcript NM_003466


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