HIP1 as a marker of aggressive prostate cancer

E Y W Chan

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A recent report from Theadora Ross’s group describes an exciting link between huntingtin interacting protein-1 (HIP1) and prostate cancer, providing further evidence for a critical role of this protein in the regulation of cell survival. HIP1 was initially identified by virtue of its interaction with huntingtin, the protein mutated in the neurodegenerative disorder Huntington disease (HD). The role of HIP1 in HD has been postulated to reflect a pro-apoptotic function in the cytoplasm (4,5).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-375
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Genetics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2002


  • carrier proteins
  • DNA-binding proteins
  • humans
  • male
  • prostate-specific antigen
  • prostatic neoplasms
  • tumor markers, biological


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