EPCAM gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol EPCAM
Gene name epithelial cell adhesion molecule
Chromosome 2
Chromosomal band p21
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_215
Transcript reference NM_002354.2
Associated with diseases ?, AML, CRC, DIAR-5, HNPCC-8, Lynch Syndrome, MINAS, MRTES, polyposis, adenoma, cancer, cancer, bladder, cancer, brain, cancer, breast, cancer, endometrial, cancer, gastric (Neoplasm of stomach), cancer, ovarian, cancer, pancreatic, cancer, rectal, cancer, skin, squamous cell carc
Citation reference(s) -
Curators (2) John Paul Plazzer and Johan den Dunnen
Total number of public variants reported 13
Unique public DNA variants reported 8
Individuals with public variants 22
Hidden variants 0
Date created December 16, 2015
Date last updated January 16, 2018
Version EPCAM:180116

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Links to other resources
HGNC 11529
Entrez Gene 4072
PubMed articles EPCAM
OMIM - Gene 185535
OMIM - Diseases AML (leukemia, myeloid, acute (AML))
CRC (cancer, colorectal (CRC))
DIAR-5 (diarrhea, type 5, with tufting enteropathy, congenital (DIAR-5))
HNPCC-8 (cancer, colorectal, nonpolyposis, hereditary, type 8 (HNPCC-8))
Lynch Syndrome (cancer, colorectal, nonpolyposis, hereditary, type 1 (Lynch syndrome, HNPCC-1))
MRTES (Muir-Torre Syndrome)
cancer, bladder
cancer, endometrial
cancer, gastric (Neoplasm of stomach)
cancer, ovarian
cancer, pancreatic

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000005 2 epithelial cell adhesion molecule NM_002354.2 NP_002345.2 13

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