GeneID: 410


Common Name: WWOX Type: Gene
Chromosome: 16 (NC_000016.10) Locus: NG_011698.1 (WWOX)
HUGO Symbol: WWOX Full Name: WW domain containing oxidoreductase
Exons: 9 Introns: 8

The WWOX gene encodes a member of the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) protein family. Acts as a tumor suppressor and plays a role in apoptosis. Associated with haematopoietic malignancies. Genetic variance in WWOX associated with F-cell levels in sickle cell anaemia.

Synonyms: FOR , WOX1 , EIEE28 , FRA16D , SCAR12 , HHCMA56 , PRO0128 , SDR41C1 , D16S432E


Number of entries/variants: 1


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Publications / Origin

  1. Bhatnagar P, Purvis S, Barron-Casella E, DeBaun MR, Casella JF, Arking DE, Keefer JR, Genome-wide association study identifies genetic variants influencing F-cell levels in sickle-cell patients., J. Hum. Genet. , 56(4), 316-23, 2011 PubMed
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