KLK2

(redirected from kallikrein 2, prostatic)

KLK2

A gene on chromosome 19q13.33 that encodes a serine protease with diverse physiological functions, which may also have a role in carcinogenesis. KLK2 is highly expressed in prostate cancer and may serve as a prognostic marker for prostate cancer.
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[6] Human genes: KLKI, kallikrein 1, renal/pancreas/salivary; KLK2, kallikrein 2, prostatic; KLK3, kallikrein 3 (prostate-specific antigen); and KLK4, kallikrein 4 (prostase, enamel matrix, prostate).