Gene Detail

Gene Symbol CASP6
Synonyms MCH2
Gene Description CASP6, caspase 6, is a cysteine-aspartic acid protease that plays a key role in the process of programmed cell death (PMID: 28726391). Over expression and decreased expression have been observed in a variety of tumor types (PMID: 28726391), and CASP6 somatic mutations have been identified in gastric and colorectal cancer (PMID: 16948818).
Entrez Id 839
Chromosome 4
Map Location 4q25
Canonical Transcript NM_001226


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