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Fusion Gene

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Fusion Gene Definition

A hybrid gene created by joining portions of two different genes (to produce a new protein) or by joining a gene to a different promoter (to alter or regulate gene transcription). These can be created by chromosomal aberration or by laboratory methods.

Fusion Gene Synonyms

Fusion Gene

Terms in Fusion Gene category

RET-H4 Oncogene
TEL-AML1 Oncogene
TMPRSS2-ERG Fusion Gene

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