PIGU

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PIGU

A gene on chromosome 20q11.22 that encodes a component of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) transamidase complex possibly involved in the recognition of either the GPI attachment signal or the lipid portion of GPI.
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The third discovery, made by a group of scientists from Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, and reported in the April 2004 issue of the journal Nature Medicine, is of an oncogene called CDC91L1. Researchers theorize that the overexpression of this gene is a major culprit in the development of primary bladder cancer.
CDC91L1 (PIGU) is a newly discovered oncogene in human bladder cancer.