Introduction: DAXX and or ATRX loss occur in 40% of sporadic pNETs. DAXX and ATRX participate in the cell epigenetic status maintenance. Epigenetic changes influence gene expression, function of telomeres and genomic stability. We hypothesize that DAXX/ATRX loss drives tumor progression in pNET through epigenetic changes affecting genomic stability.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Ilaria Marinoni