Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

TGFBR2 Kinase Domain Mutants in Cancer (R-HSA-3645790)

Species Homo sapiens


Missense mutations in the kinase domain (KD) of TGF-beta receptor II (TGFBR2) are found in ~20% of microsatellite stable (MSS) colon cancers and make affected tumors resistant to TGF-beta (TGFB1)-mediated growth inhibition (Grady et al. 1999). While both alleles of TGFBR2 are affected by inactivating mutations in MSS colorectal cancer (Grady et al. 1999), a study of MSS esophageal carcinoma indicates that TGFBR2 KD mutations may function in a dominant-negative way (Tanaka et al. 2000). KD mutations in TGFBR2 are rarely reported in microsatellite instable (MSI) colorectal cancer (Parsons et al. 1995, Takenoshita et al. 1997).

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Database Identifier
BioModels Database BIOMD0000000499, BIOMD0000000173, BIOMD0000000342
Name Identifier Synonyms
cancer 162 [malignant tumor, malignant neoplasm, primary cancer]