HMGA1

Definition / meaning of HMGA1

A protein that binds to the DNA and certain proteins in chromosomes. It is involved in many functions in the cell, and helps protect cells from dying. HMGA1 is found at high levels in several types of cancer cells.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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