Definition of EZH2 gene

EZH2 gene

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A gene that makes a protein that is involved in controlling the activity of certain genes and in cell division. Mutations (changes) in the EZH2 gene may cause the protein made by this gene to become overactive, which may cause cancer cells to grow. EZH2 gene mutations have been found in many types of cancer.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms