NAALADL2 | definition of NAALADL2 by Medical dictionary
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.