EPCAM gene homepage

NOTE: alias for geneID is TACSTD1
General information
Gene symbol EPCAM
Gene name epithelial cell adhesion molecule
Chromosome 2
Chromosomal band p21
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_215
Transcript reference NM_002354.2
Exon/intron information NM_002354.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases DIAR-5, HNPCC, HNPCC-1 (Lynch), HNPCC-8
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (3) Mamata Sivagnanam, Johan den Dunnen and InSiGHT - John-Paul Plazzer
Total number of public variants reported 244
Unique public DNA variants reported 96
Individuals with public variants 191
Hidden variants 6
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Notes We sincerely thank the George Hicks Foundation for their generous support of the curation of the InSiGHT database from 2010 to 2012. We are grateful for the ongoing funding for curation which is provided by the Royal Melbourne Hospital foundation.
Date created June 23, 2009
Date last updated September 15, 2020
Version EPCAM:200915

Graphical displays and utilities
Graphs Graphs displaying summary information of all variants in the database »
Reading frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes. Active for: NM_002354.2.
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
Homepage URL https://www.LOVD.nl/EPCAM
External URL Orphanet
HGNC 11529
Entrez Gene 4072
PubMed articles EPCAM
OMIM - Gene 185535
OMIM - Diseases DIAR-5 (diarrhea, type 5, with tufting enteropathy, congenital (DIAR-5))
HNPCC-1 (Lynch) (cancer, colorectal, nonpolyposis, hereditary, type 1 (HNPCC-1, Lynch syndrome))
HNPCC-8 (cancer, colorectal, nonpolyposis, hereditary, type 8 (HNPCC-8))
GeneCards EPCAM
GeneTests EPCAM

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00007150 2 epithelial cell adhesion molecule NM_002354.2 NP_002345.2 244

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