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Gene Symbol VMP1
Synonyms EPG3 | TANGO5 | TMEM49
Gene Description VMP1, vacuole membrane protein 1, encodes for a transmembrane protein that plays a role in autophagy, specifically in autophagosome formation and via interaction with Beclin 1 (PMID: 17940279). An RPS6KB1-VMP1 fusion has been identified in esophageal adenocarcinoma and breast cancer (PMID: 27503924, PMID: 21467264).
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