KIT gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol KIT
Gene name KIT proto-oncogene, receptor tyrosine kinase
Chromosome 4
Chromosomal band q12
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_307
Transcript reference NM_000222.2, NM_001093772.1
Associated with diseases AML, GIST, MASTC, PBT
Citation reference(s) -
Curators (1) Despoina Kalfakakou
Total number of public variants reported 267
Unique public DNA variants reported 71
Individuals with public variants 272
Hidden variants 0
Date created May 20, 2020
Date last updated June 29, 2020
Version KIT:200629

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Links to other resources
HGNC 6342
Entrez Gene 3815
PubMed articles KIT
OMIM - Gene 164920
OMIM - Diseases AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia)
GIST (Gastrointestinal stromal tumor)
MASTC (Mastocytosis, cutaneous)
PBT (Piebaldism)

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000100 4 v-kit Hardy-Zuckerman 4 feline sarcoma viral oncogene homolog, transcript variant 1 NM_000222.2 NP_000213.1 267
00000101 4 v-kit Hardy-Zuckerman 4 feline sarcoma viral oncogene homolog, transcript variant 2 NM_001093772.1 NP_001087241.1 267

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