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1 Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma and the Novel Tumor Suppressor SETD2

2 Histological subtypes of RCC show unique chromosomal abnormalities Clear Cell RCCnodular growth with areas of hemorrhage and necrosis 3p deletions Papillary RCCsolid white mass Trisomy 7 and 17, loss of Y Chromophobe RCC expansile mass with a solid yellow- brown cut surface Loss of multiple chromosomes 1, 2, 6, 10,

3 ccRCC lines show lack of solid tumor hallmarks such as RAS, BRAF, TP53, PTEN and EGFR

4 Inactivation of the VHL is not sufficient to cause ccRCC in mice

5 ccRCC is characterized by LOH of chromosome 3 International Journal of Cancer Volume 125, Issue 10, pages , 11 JUN 2009 DOI: /ijc Volume 125, Issue 10,

6 Histones organize DNA, regulate expression, and can be modified

7 During transcription, histones are transiently both modified and exchanged

8 SETD2 is a non-redundant H3K36- specific trimethyltransferase

9 SETD2 regulates cryptic transcription at internal exons

10 SETD2 is necessary for chromatin- remodeler FACT’s recruitment

11 Knockdown of SETD2 decreases H2B occupancy in internal exons

12 Loss of SETD2 affects vascular remodeling in mice

13 Changes in SETD2 alter global gene expression

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