Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating EPCAM and peritoneum cancer

EPCAM [ENSP00000263735]

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 ...

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