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Gene Symbol PIWIL1
Synonyms CT80.1 | HIWI | MIWI | PIWI
Gene Description PIWIL1, piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 1, interacts with piRNAs in transposon silencing and is required for spermatogenesis (PMID: 22996918, PMID: 21928326). PIWIL1 is overexpressed in several tumor types including ductal breast carcinoma (PMID: 29599319) and lung adenocarcinoma (PMID: 29168346), and is associated with poor prognosis (PMID: 23087701, PMID: 24932571).
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