Bcl-6 proto-oncogene product (a Kruppel-type zinc-finger protein) is mainly expressed in normal germinal center B cells and related lymphomas. Bcl-6 is involved in chromosome rearrangements at 3q27 in non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and Bcl-6 rearrangements have been detected in 33%-45% of diffuse large B cell lymphomas. Bcl-6 has been detected immunohistochemically in follicular lymphomas, diffuse large B cell lymphomas, Burkitt's lymphomas and in nodular, lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's disease.
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Protein Aliases: B-cell lymphoma 5 protein; B-cell lymphoma 5 protein (BCL5); B-cell lymphoma 6 protein; B-cell lymphoma 6 protein transcript; BCL-5; BCL-6; cys his2 zinc finger transcription factor; cys-his2 zinc finger transcription factor; LAZ-3 protein; Lymphoma Associated Zinc Finger Gene On Chromosome 3 (LAZ3); lymphoma-associated zinc finger gene on chromosome 3; Protein LAZ-3; Zinc finger and BTB domain-containing protein 27; Zinc finger and BTB domain-containing protein 27 (ZBTB27); Zinc finger protein 51; Zinc Finger Protein 51 (ZNF51); zinc finger transcription factor BCL6S
Gene Aliases: BCL5; BCL6; BCL6A; LAZ3; ZBTB27; ZNF51
UniProt ID: (Human) P41182
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 604
Molecular Function: C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor