Subcategory (RNA class) for CCAT1 Gene
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Aliases for CCAT1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CCAT1 Gene
This gene produces a long non-coding RNA that promotes tumor formation and is upregulated in colon cancer and other cancer cell types. This transcript may regulate long range chromosomal interactions, including at the Myc oncoprotein locus. This RNA may also function as a molecular sponge for microRNAs. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2017]
GeneCards Summary for CCAT1 Gene
CCAT1 (Colon Cancer Associated Transcript 1) is an RNA Gene, and is affiliated with the lncRNA class. Diseases associated with CCAT1 include Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and Ovarian Epithelial Cancer.