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Symbol MUC3A contributors: mct - updated : 23-10-2010
HGNC name mucin 3A, cell surface associated
HGNC id 7513
ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
corresponding disease(s)
Other morbid association(s)
TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
tumoral     --other  
aberrantly expressed in several carcinomas
Susceptibility Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
Variant & Polymorphism
Candidate gene
Marker
  • methylation status of the MUC3A promoter may be a novel epigenetic marker for the diagnosis of carcinogenic risk and prediction of outcomes for cancer patients
  • Therapy target represents a potential novel therapeutic agent for intestinal wound healing
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS