Genes

WHSC1

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome candidate 1 (WHSC1; also known as MMSET or NSD2) is a gene that encodes a protein that functions as a histone methyltransferase that is implicated in the development in Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome. Fusions, missense mutations, nonsense mutations, silent mutations, and frameshift deletions and insertions are observed in cancers such as intestinal cancer, skin cancer, and stomach cancer.

Modified: July 1, 2015

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