SNAI2 gene

Known as: NEURAL CREST TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR SLUG, SLUG, CHICKEN, HOMOLOG OF, SNAIL, DROSOPHILA, HOMOLOG OF, 2 
This gene plays a role in development. It is also involved in repression of gene transcription and inhibition of apoptosis.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
The members of the Snail superfamily of zinc-finger transcription factors, including Snai1 and Snai2, are involved in essential… (More)
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2011
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2011
It has become increasingly clear that microRNAs (miRNAs) play important roles in tumorigenesis and metastasis. Recently, miR-203… (More)
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2011
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2011
Initiation, growth, recurrence, and metastasis of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) have been related to the… (More)
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2010
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2010
While the long noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) constitute a large portion of the mammalian transcriptome, their biological functions has… (More)
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2010
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2010
Transforming Growth Factor-b (TGFb) is a major driving force of the Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal (EMT) genetic program, which… (More)
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2010
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2010
Numerous factors that contribute to malignant glioma invasion have been identified, but the upstream genes coordinating this… (More)
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2010
2010
Many metastatic cancers recapitulate the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) resulting in enhanced cell motility and… (More)
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2008
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2008
Snai1 (Snail) and Snai2 (Slug), the two main members of Snail family factors, are important mediators of epithelial-mesenchymal… (More)
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2003
2003
Slug is a zinc-finger neural crest transcription factor, encoded by the SLUG gene, which is critical for development of… (More)
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2002
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2002
Waardenburg syndrome (WS; deafness with pigmentary abnormalities) is a congenital disorder caused by defective function of the… (More)
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