Genes

PTGS2

Prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2 (prostaglandin G/H synthase and cyclooxygenase) (PTGS2) is a gene that encodes a protein that is the key enzyme in prostaglandin biosynthesis. Missense mutations, silent mutations, and nonsense mutations are observed in cancers such as skin cancer, colon cancer, and endometrial cancer.

Modified: August 27, 2015

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