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Nat Genet. 2017 Aug 30;49(9):1294-1295. doi: 10.1038/ng.3944.

Expanding the effects of ERG on chromatin landscapes and dysregulated transcription in prostate cancer.

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1
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
2
School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.

Abstract

ERG overexpression in prostate cancers promotes the development of widespread changes in gene expression and chromatin landscapes, leading to redistribution of key transcription factors in prostate cancers positive for the TMPRSS2-ERG fusion gene. The overexpression of ERG is further assisted by the development of a super-enhancer in the ERG locus.

PMID:
28854182
DOI:
10.1038/ng.3944
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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