Detail for EpCAM

Full Name

Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule

Gene Name



Related Disease

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma [ref.1]

Therapy Method

  • [ref.]


HGF (Hepatocyte Growth Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HGF include Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 39 and Autosomal Recessive Non-Syndromic Sensorineural Deafness Type Dfnb. Among its related pathways are ERK Signaling and Focal Adhesion. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding and serine-type endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MST1.

Related Pathway/CSCs feature


  • [1] EpCAM, a new marker for cancer stem cells in hepatocellular carcinoma.
    J Hepatol.2010 Feb;52(2):280-1.. [ 20006402 ]

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