Literature associating EPCAM and peritoneum cancer
Major gastrointestinal tumor-associated protein GA733-2; May act as a physical homophilic interaction molecule between intestinal epithelial cells (IECs) and intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) at the mucosal epithelium for providing immunological barrier as a first line of defense against mucosal infection. Plays a role in embryonic stem cells proliferation and differentiation. Up-regulates the expression of FABP5, MYC and cyclins A and E; CD molecules
Synonyms: EPCAM, B5MCA4, C9JKY3, P16422, B5MCA4p ...