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bag6

This is the community wiki page for the gene bag6 please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase

nomenclature changes

10.18.2019 Human name has changed for Entrez Gene: 7917. From BCL2 associated athanogene 6 to BAG cochaperone 6

summary from NCBI for human BAG6

This gene was first characterized as part of a cluster of genes located within the human major histocompatibility complex class III region. This gene encodes a nuclear protein that is cleaved by caspase 3 and is implicated in the control of apoptosis. In addition, the protein forms a complex with E1A binding protein p300 and is required for the acetylation of p53 in response to DNA damage. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]