The Polycomb group protein Enhancer of Zeste 2: its links to DNA repair and breast cancer
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- Zeidler, M. & Kleer, C.G. J Mol Hist (2006) 37: 219. doi:10.1007/s10735-006-9042-9
The Polycomb group protein EZH2 is a transcriptional repressor involved in controlling cellular memory and has been linked to tumorigenesis in multiple organs. In this review we summarize the current knowledge on the function of EZH2 in cancer, with special focus on breast cancer, and propose a link between EZH2, the homologous recombination pathway of DNA repair, and breast tumorigenesis.