Aliases for MAGEA12 Gene
External Ids for MAGEA12 Gene
Previous Symbols for MAGEA12 Gene
This gene is closely related to several other genes clustered on chromosome X. These genes may be overexpressed in tumors. Multiple alternatively spliced variants encoding the same protein have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2014]
GeneCards Summary for MAGEA12 Gene
MAGEA12 (Melanoma Antigen Family A12) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MAGEA12 include oral squamous cell carcinoma and dyskeratosis congenita. An important paralog of this gene is MAGED1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAGEA12 Gene
Not known, though may play a role tumor transformation or progression. In vitro promotes cell viability in melanoma cell lines.