Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 December 2015, last major update June 2005

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PubMed Search: PLAG1 [title]

Cite this page: PLAG1. website. Accessed June 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • PLeomorphic Adenoma Gene 1, at 8q12, often due to t(3;8)(p21;q12) involving CTNNB1 and PLAG1 genes
  • Proto-oncogene consistently rearranged in pleomorphic adenomas of salivary glands in both epithelial and myoepithelial cells (Mod Pathol 2005;18:1048)
Molecular / cytogenetics images

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Karyotype, FISH and CISH