EglN2 positively regulates mitochondrial function in breast cancer

Jing Zhang, Xingnan Zheng, Qing Zhang

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Oxygen sensing is associated with mitochondrial function. EglN2, which contributes to breast tumorigenesis as a prolyl hydroxylase, has recently been identified as a transcription co-activator through interaction with NRF1 and PGC1α to regulate mitochondrial function under conditions of normoxia and hypoxia. FDXR is the important downstream target gene that mediates this regulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere1120845
JournalMolecular and Cellular Oncology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 3 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Breast cancer
  • EglN2
  • FDXR
  • hypoxia
  • mitochondria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cancer Research


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