CDKN2B

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CDKN2B

A gene on chromosome 9p21 that encodes a member of the INK4 family of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors, which form a complex with CDK4 or CDK6, preventing activation of CDK kinases and thus acting as cell growth regulators by controlling cell cycle progression through G1. CDKN2B expression is dramatically induced by TGF beta, suggesting a role in TGF-beta-induced growth inhibition.
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Molecular analysis of the INK4A and INK4B gene loci in human breast cancer cell lines and primary carcinomas.
Spandidos, "Deregulation of the tumour suppressor genes p14ARF, p15 INK4b, p16INK4a and p53 in basal cell carcinoma," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
p15 INK4B gene methylation in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and its pronostic value.
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Moreover, depletion of ANRIL disrupts the binding of suppressor of zeste 12 protein homolog (Suz12), a component of PRC2, to INK4B locus, and increases the expression of p15 [49, 50].
Methylation of the p15(INK4B) gene in myelodysplastic syndrome: It can be detected early at diagnosis or during disease progression and is highly associated with leukaemic transformation.
p15(INK4B) CpG island methylation in primary acute leukemia is heterogeneous and suggests density as a critical factor for transcriptional silencing.
Immunohistochemical expression of P15 (INK4B) and SMAD4 in advanced gastric cancer.
Methylation of the p15 (INK4B) gene in myelodysplastic syndromes is frequent and acquired during disease progression.
Amongst genes frequently implicated in HBV-induced epigenetic suppression are p14 (ARF), pl5 (INK4B), p16 (INK4A), and pRB [87, 119, 120].