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Aliases for MLH1 Gene

Aliases for MLH1 Gene

  • MutL Homolog 1 2 3 5
  • COCA2 3 4
  • MutL (E. Coli) Homolog 1 (Colon Cancer, Nonpolyposis Type 2) 2
  • MutL Homolog 1, Colon Cancer, Nonpolyposis Type 2 (E. Coli) 2
  • MutL Homolog 1, Colon Cancer, Nonpolyposis Type 2 3
  • MutL Protein Homolog 1 4
  • HNPCC2 3
  • HNPCC 3
  • HMLH1 3
  • FCC2 3

External Ids for MLH1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MLH1 Gene

  • COCA2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MLH1 Gene

  • GC03P036337
  • GC03P036848
  • GC03P036995
  • GC03P037009
  • GC03P036976
  • GC03P037034

Summaries for MLH1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MLH1 Gene

  • This gene was identified as a locus frequently mutated in hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC). It is a human homolog of the E. coli DNA mismatch repair gene mutL, consistent with the characteristic alterations in microsatellite sequences (RER+phenotype) found in HNPCC. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms. Additional transcript variants have been described, but their full-length natures have not been determined.[provided by RefSeq, Nov 2009]

GeneCards Summary for MLH1 Gene

MLH1 (MutL Homolog 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MLH1 include colorectal cancer, hereditary nonpolyposis, type 2 and mismatch repair cancer syndrome. Among its related pathways are Gene Expression and Cell Cycle, Mitotic. GO annotations related to this gene include ATPase activity and mismatched DNA binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MLH1 Gene

  • Heterodimerizes with PMS2 to form MutL alpha, a component of the post-replicative DNA mismatch repair system (MMR). DNA repair is initiated by MutS alpha (MSH2-MSH6) or MutS beta (MSH2-MSH6) binding to a dsDNA mismatch, then MutL alpha is recruited to the heteroduplex. Assembly of the MutL-MutS-heteroduplex ternary complex in presence of RFC and PCNA is sufficient to activate endonuclease activity of PMS2. It introduces single-strand breaks near the mismatch and thus generates new entry points for the exonuclease EXO1 to degrade the strand containing the mismatch. DNA methylation would prevent cleavage and therefore assure that only the newly mutated DNA strand is going to be corrected. MutL alpha (MLH1-PMS2) interacts physically with the clamp loader subunits of DNA polymerase III, suggesting that it may play a role to recruit the DNA polymerase III to the site of the MMR. Also implicated in DNA damage signaling, a process which induces cell cycle arrest and can lead to apoptosis in case of major DNA damages. Heterodimerizes with MLH3 to form MutL gamma which plays a role in meiosis.

Gene Wiki entry for MLH1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MLH1 Gene

Genomics for MLH1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MLH1 Gene

Promoters for MLH1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around MLH1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for MLH1 Gene

Chromosome:
3
Start:
36,993,332 bp from pter
End:
37,050,918 bp from pter
Size:
57,587 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for MLH1 Gene

Genes around MLH1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MLH1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MLH1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MLH1 Gene

Proteins for MLH1 Gene

  • Protein details for MLH1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P40692-MLH1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    DNA mismatch repair protein Mlh1
    Protein Accession:
    P40692
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DI13
    • B4DQ11
    • E9PCU2

    Protein attributes for MLH1 Gene

    Size:
    756 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    84601 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer of MLH1 and PMS2 (MutL alpha), MLH1 and PMS1 (MutL beta) or MLH1 and MLH3 (MutL gamma). Forms a ternary complex with MutS alpha (MSH2-MSH6) or MutS beta (MSH2-MSH3). Part of the BRCA1-associated genome surveillance complex (BASC), which contains BRCA1, MSH2, MSH6, MLH1, ATM, BLM, PMS2 and the RAD50-MRE11-NBS1 protein complex. This association could be a dynamic process changing throughout the cell cycle and within subnuclear domains. Interacts with MBD4. Interacts with EXO1 and MTMR15/FAN1.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MLH1 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for MLH1 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for MLH1 Gene

Proteomics data for MLH1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MLH1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for MLH1 (MLH1)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MLH1 Gene

Domains & Families for MLH1 Gene

Gene Families for MLH1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P40692

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

MLH1_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the DNA mismatch repair MutL/HexB family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the DNA mismatch repair MutL/HexB family.
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Function for MLH1 Gene

Molecular function for MLH1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
yeast mutator gene homolog (bacterial mutL),with several spliced isoforms,involved in mismatch repair in non-small cell lung cancer (see TSG3B),deleted in sporadic colorectal cancer or mutated with hypermethylation of the promoter region,in breast cancer and in sporadic endometrial cancer,interacting with NF1 (predisposition to early hematological malignancy) and with PMS2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Heterodimerizes with PMS2 to form MutL alpha, a component of the post-replicative DNA mismatch repair system (MMR). DNA repair is initiated by MutS alpha (MSH2-MSH6) or MutS beta (MSH2-MSH6) binding to a dsDNA mismatch, then MutL alpha is recruited to the heteroduplex. Assembly of the MutL-MutS-heteroduplex ternary complex in presence of RFC and PCNA is sufficient to activate endonuclease activity of PMS2. It introduces single-strand breaks near the mismatch and thus generates new entry points for the exonuclease EXO1 to degrade the strand containing the mismatch. DNA methylation would prevent cleavage and therefore assure that only the newly mutated DNA strand is going to be corrected. MutL alpha (MLH1-PMS2) interacts physically with the clamp loader subunits of DNA polymerase III, suggesting that it may play a role to recruit the DNA polymerase III to the site of the MMR. Also implicated in DNA damage signaling, a process which induces cell cycle arrest and can lead to apoptosis in case of major DNA damages. Heterodimerizes with MLH3 to form MutL gamma which plays a role in meiosis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MLH1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003697 contributes_to single-stranded DNA binding IDA 11809883
GO:0005515 contributes_to protein binding IPI 16403449
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Human Phenotype Ontology for MLH1 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for MLH1 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MLH1 Gene

Localization for MLH1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MLH1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for MLH1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MLH1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 2
cytosol 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MLH1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005712 chiasma IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for MLH1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MLH1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002204 somatic recombination of immunoglobulin genes involved in immune response IEA --
GO:0006281 DNA repair TAS --
GO:0006303 double-strand break repair via nonhomologous end joining IEA --
GO:0006974 cellular response to DNA damage stimulus IEA --
GO:0007140 male meiosis IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for MLH1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MLH1 Gene

(33) Drugs for MLH1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(32) Additional Compounds for MLH1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for MLH1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MLH1 Gene

MutL homolog 1, colon cancer, nonpolyposis type 2 (E. coli):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MLH1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14 ^ 15a · 15b · 15c ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19a · 19b ^
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - - - -
SP3: - - - - -
SP4: -
SP5: - - - -
SP6: -
SP7:
SP8:
SP9: -

ExUns: 20 ^ 21a · 21b ^ 22a · 22b
SP1:
SP2:
SP3: - - -
SP4:
SP5:
SP6:
SP7:
SP8: -
SP9:

Relevant External Links for MLH1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
MLH1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
MLH1

Expression for MLH1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MLH1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MLH1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (11.1), Plasma (10.9), and Fetal ovary (8.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MLH1 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MLH1 Gene Hs.195364

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MLH1 Gene

P40692-MLH1_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Colon, lymphocytes, breast, lung, spleen, testis, prostate, thyroid, gall bladder and heart.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for MLH1 Gene

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for MLH1 Gene

Orthologs for MLH1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for MLH1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MLH1 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
MLH1 35
  • 99.74 (n)
  • 99.6 (a)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MLH1 35
  • 89.24 (n)
  • 91.27 (a)
MLH1 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MLH1 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
MLH1 35
  • 90.86 (n)
  • 93.38 (a)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mlh1 16
Mlh1 35
  • 87.13 (n)
  • 88.89 (a)
Mlh1 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MLH1 36
  • 77 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MLH1 36
  • 66 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mlh1 35
  • 85.43 (n)
  • 87.28 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MLH1 35
  • 73.47 (n)
  • 80.11 (a)
MLH1 36
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MLH1 36
  • 78 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mlh1 35
  • 71.14 (n)
  • 77.18 (a)
Str.16593 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mlh1 36
  • 71 (a)
OneToOne
mlh1 35
  • 67.08 (n)
  • 71.82 (a)
zgc66301 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP012192 35
  • 55.09 (n)
  • 52.46 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Mlh1 35
  • 56.06 (n)
  • 52.66 (a)
Mlh1 37
  • 58 (a)
Mlh1 36
  • 51 (a)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea mlh-1 37
  • 32 (a)
mlh-1 36
  • 34 (a)
OneToOne
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AFL199C 35
  • 47.46 (n)
  • 40.25 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MLH1 35
  • 47.89 (n)
  • 40.5 (a)
MLH1 36
  • 38 (a)
OneToOne
MLH1 38
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0D09955g 35
  • 49.33 (n)
  • 41.83 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons MLH1 35
  • 52.3 (n)
  • 46.11 (a)
rice
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.10900 35
Os01g0958900 35
  • 54.11 (n)
  • 47.31 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU08309 35
  • 51.47 (n)
  • 49.2 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes mlh1 35
  • 49.09 (n)
  • 42.6 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 48 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for MLH1:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for MLH1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for MLH1 (if available)
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Gene Tree for MLH1 (if available)

Paralogs for MLH1 Gene

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Variants for MLH1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MLH1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_004433 Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2)
VAR_004434 Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2)
VAR_004436 Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2)
VAR_004437 Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2)
VAR_004438 Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2)

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MLH1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv834662 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv834663 CNV Loss 17160897
esv1133148 CNV Deletion 17803354

Variation tolerance for MLH1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 40.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.63; 82.76% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for MLH1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
MLH1
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
MLH1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MLH1 Gene

Disorders for MLH1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(54) MalaCards diseases for MLH1 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
colorectal cancer, hereditary nonpolyposis, type 2
  • hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2
mismatch repair cancer syndrome
  • turcot syndrome
muir-torre syndrome
  • cutaneous sebaceous neoplasms and keratoacanthomas multiple with gastrointestinal and other carcinomas
lynch syndrome
  • coca 1
colorectal cancer, hereditary nonpolyposis, type 1
  • lynch syndrome
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

MLH1_HUMAN
  • Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer 2 (HNPCC2) [MIM:609310]: An autosomal dominant disease associated with marked increase in cancer susceptibility. It is characterized by a familial predisposition to early-onset colorectal carcinoma (CRC) and extra-colonic tumors of the gastrointestinal, urological and female reproductive tracts. HNPCC is reported to be the most common form of inherited colorectal cancer in the Western world. Clinically, HNPCC is often divided into two subgroups. Type I is characterized by hereditary predisposition to colorectal cancer, a young age of onset, and carcinoma observed in the proximal colon. Type II is characterized by increased risk for cancers in certain tissues such as the uterus, ovary, breast, stomach, small intestine, skin, and larynx in addition to the colon. Diagnosis of classical HNPCC is based on the Amsterdam criteria: 3 or more relatives affected by colorectal cancer, one a first degree relative of the other two; 2 or more generation affected; 1 or more colorectal cancers presenting before 50 years of age; exclusion of hereditary polyposis syndromes. The term suspected HNPCC or incomplete HNPCC can be used to describe families who do not or only partially fulfill the Amsterdam criteria, but in whom a genetic basis for colon cancer is strongly suspected. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10323887, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10375096, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10386556, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10413423, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10480359, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10598809, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10627141, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10660333, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10671064, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10713887, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10777691, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10882759, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11139242, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11726306, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11748856, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11754112, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11839723, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11870161, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12095971, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12132870, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12200596, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12362047, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12373605, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12655562, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12658575, ECO:0000269 PubMed:14635101, ECO:0000269 PubMed:14961575, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15064764, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15139004, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15365995, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15365996, ECO:0000269 PubMed:16083711, ECO:0000269 PubMed:16451135, ECO:0000269 PubMed:17301300, ECO:0000269 PubMed:17510385, ECO:0000269 PubMed:18561205, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7757073, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8566964, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8571956, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8797773, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8872463, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8993976, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9048925, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9067757, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9218993, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9272156, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9298827, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9311737, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9326924, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9399661, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9559627, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9718327, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9833759, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9927034, ECO:0000269 Ref.5}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Mismatch repair cancer syndrome (MMRCS) [MIM:276300]: An autosomal recessive, rare, childhood cancer predisposition syndrome encompassing a broad tumor spectrum. This includes hematological malignancies, central nervous system tumors, Lynch syndrome-associated malignancies such as colorectal tumors as well as multiple intestinal polyps, embryonic tumors and rhabdomyosarcoma. Multiple cafe-au-lait macules, a feature reminiscent of neurofibromatosis type 1, are often found as first manifestation of the underlying cancer. Areas of skin hypopigmentation have also been reported in MMRCS patients. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:17440981, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7661930}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Muir-Torre syndrome (MRTES) [MIM:158320]: Rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by sebaceous neoplasms and visceral malignancy. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:8751876}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Note=Defects in MLH1 may contribute to lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), a non-invasive neoplastic disease of the breast.
  • Endometrial cancer (ENDMC) [MIM:608089]: A malignancy of endometrium, the mucous lining of the uterus. Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas, cancers that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Note=Some epigenetic changes can be transmitted unchanged through the germline (termed epigenetic inheritance). Evidence that this mechanism occurs in humans is provided by the identification of individuals in whom 1 allele of the MLH1 gene is epigenetically silenced throughout the soma (implying a germline event). These individuals are affected by HNPCC but does not have identifiable mutations in MLH1, even though it is silenced, which demonstrates that an epimutation can phenocopy a genetic disease.

Relevant External Links for MLH1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
MLH1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
MLH1
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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Publications for MLH1 Gene

  1. Mutation analysis of the MLH1, MSH2 and MSH6 genes in patients with double primary cancers of the colorectum and the endometrium: a population-based study in northern Sweden. (PMID: 14961575) Cederquist K. … Groenberg H. (Int. J. Cancer 2004) 3 4 48 67
  2. Quantitative evaluation of CpG island methylation in hyperplastic polyps. (PMID: 19855373) Vaughn C.P. … Samowitz W.S. (Mod. Pathol. 2010) 3 23
  3. Effects of calcium and vitamin D on MLH1 and MSH2 expression in rectal mucosa of sporadic colorectal adenoma patients. (PMID: 20332274) Sidelnikov E. … Rutherford R.E. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2010) 3 23
  4. MGMT and MLH1 promoter methylation versus APC, KRAS and BRAF gene mutations in colorectal cancer: indications for distinct pathways and sequence of events. (PMID: 19164452) de Vogel S. … van Engeland M. (Ann. Oncol. 2009) 3 23
  5. Characterization of a highly conserved binding site of Mlh1 required for exonuclease I-dependent mismatch repair. (PMID: 19015241) Dherin C. … Boiteux S. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2009) 3 23

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