KLK2

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KLK2

A gene on chromosome 19q13.33 that encodes a serine protease with diverse physiological functions, which may also have a role in carcinogenesis. KLK2 is highly expressed in prostate cancer and may serve as a prognostic marker for prostate cancer.
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Identification and androgen-regulated expression of two major human glandular kallikrein-1 (hGK-1) mRNA species.
The prostate specific antigen gene and the human glandular kallikrein-1 gene are tandemly located on chromosome 19.