Genes

STK11

Serine/threonine kinase 11 (STK11) is a gene that encodes a protein that belongs to the serine/threonine kinase family. The protein functions in the regulation of cell polarity and is also a tumor suppressor. Missense mutations, nonsense mutations, silent mutations, whole gene deletions, frameshift deletions and insertions, and in-frame deletions are observed in cancers such as cervical cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and lung cancer.

Modified: July 1, 2015

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