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IGF2

Official Full Name
insulin-like growth factor 2 (somatomedin A)
Background
This gene encodes a member of the insulin family of polypeptide growth factors, which are involved in development and growth. It is an imprinted gene, expressed only from the paternal allele, and epigenetic changes at this locus are associated with Wilms tumour, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, rhabdomyosarcoma, and Silver-Russell syndrome. A read-through INS-IGF2 gene exists, whose 5' region overlaps the INS gene and the 3' region overlaps this gene. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
Synonyms
IGF2; IGF-II; PP9974; C11orf43; insulin-like growth factor 2 (somatomedin A); insulin-like growth factor II; insulin-like growth factor type 2; GF2; FLJ22066; FLJ44734; C11orf43, chromosome 11 open reading frame 43; somatomedin-A; C11orf43, chromosome 11 open reading frame 43; prepro-IGF-II; insulin-like growth factor-II; prepro-insulin-like growth factor-II

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