Protein Name chromobox 8
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 57332
Gene Symbol

CBX8

UniProt Q9HC52 (CBX8_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 830
Total Number of Articles : 827
Description

chromobox 8

Gene Summary

Enables methylated histone binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Located in chromatin and nucleoplasm. Part of PRC1 complex. Biomarker of esophagus squamous cell carcinoma and glioblastoma. [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • chromobox protein homolog 8
  • Pc class 3 homolog
  • chromobox homolog 8 (Pc class homolog, Drosophila)
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Properties