BAG1

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BAG1

A gene on chromosome 9p12 that encodes BCL2-associated athanogene, a protein that binds to BCL2, enhancing BCL2’s anti-apoptotic and representing a link between growth factor receptors and anti-apoptotic mechanisms.
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9] Human genes: SORT1, sortilin 1; BAG3, BCL2-associated athanogene 3; LIPA, lipase A; CYP2C9, cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily C, polypeptide 9; VKORC1, vitamin K epoxide reductase complex, subunit 1.
3] Human genes: USP3, ubiquitin specific peptidase 3; HSPB7, heat shock 27kDa protein family, member 7 (cardiovascular); BAG3, BCL2-associated athanogene 3; APOE, apolipoprotein E; SORT1, sortilin 1.