NAALADL2

NAALADL2

A gene on chromosome 3q26.31 that encodes a protein which may be catalytically inactive. It maps to a region associated with Cornelia de Lange syndrome, but has not been linked to the mutations seen in that syndrome.
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The new blood test, developed by Cambridge University scientists, assesses the level of the protein NAALADL2, which is high in men with aggressive cancers and causes prostate cancer cells to spread to other organs.
M2 PHARMA-November 20, 2013-UK researchers find protein NAALADL2 can be used in aggressive prostate cancers diagnosis(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
20 November 2013 - Scientists at Cancer Research UK have found that presence of the protein NAALADL2 can differentiate aggressive prostate cancers, which need further therapy, from those more likely to require just monitoring.