FLT3

fms-related tyrosine kinase 3
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Known Variants (dbSNP)
Harmful Beneficial Normal
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Novel Variants
Harmful Beneficial Normal
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Variants by Type Count
Insertions & Deletions 0
Known Variants (dbSNP) 0
With Severity Score 0
Total 0

Known vs. Novel Variants
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Novel
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Functional Consequence of Variants
Known Variants
Novel Variants
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Harmful, Score > 3
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Beneficial
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Normal, Score 0-2
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Gene Details  

This gene encodes a class III receptor tyrosine kinase that regulates hematopoiesis. The receptor consists of an extracellular domain composed of five immunoglobulin-like domains, one transmembrane region, and a cytoplasmic kinase domain split into two parts by a kinase-insert domain. The receptor is activated by binding of the fms-related tyrosine kinase 3 ligand to the extracellular domain, which induces homodimer formation in the plasma membrane leading to autophosphorylation of the receptor. The activated receptor kinase subsequently phosphorylates and activates multiple cytoplasmic effector molecules in pathways involved in apoptosis, proliferation, and differentiation of hematopoietic cells in bone marrow. Mutations that result in the constitutive activation of this receptor result in acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia. [provided by RefSeq]

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Pharmaceuticals  
FDA approved drugs to treat condition Click on drug names to see more info
Sunitinib

Sunitinib (marketed as Sutent by Pfizer, and previously known as SU11248) is an oral, small-molecule, multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) inhibitor that was approved by the FDA for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) on January 26, 2006. Sunitinib was the first cancer drug simultaneously approved for two different indications.[1]

Drugs in clinical trials
Dovitinib Tandutinib Linifanib; Ouizartinib

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