Gene description for EPCAM
Gene name epithelial cell adhesion molecule
Gene symbol EPCAM
Other names/aliases Ber-Ep4
BerEp4
DIAR5
EGP-2
EGP314
EGP40
ESA
HNPCC8
KS1/4
KSA
LYNCH8
M4S1
MIC18
MK-1
MOC-31
TACSTD1
TROP1
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - EPCAM
Vesiclepedia VP_4072
EV Quant EVQuant_4072
ExoCarta ExoCarta_4072
Entrez Gene 4072
HGNC 11529
MIM 185535
 EPCAM identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type

 SampleVesicle type                           
1 Ascites Exosomes
Microvesicles
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2 Ascitic fluid Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
3 Brain cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
4 Breast cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
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5 Breast milk Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
6 Cholangiocarcinoma cells Exosomes Show Studies
7 Colon cancer cells Exosomes Show Studies
8 Colorectal cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
Small extracellular vesicles
Exomeres
Supermeres
Non-vesicular nanoparticles
Microvesicles
Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles/Microvesicles
Exosomes/Membrane vesicles
Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles/Microvesicles/Ectosomes
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9 Epidermoid cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
10 Epithelial cells Exosomes Show Studies
11 Faeces Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
12 Gastric cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Small extracellular vesicles
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13 Glioma cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
14 Kidney cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
15 Kidney cells Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
16 Leukemia cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
17 Liver cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
18 Lung cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
19 Malignant pleural effusions Exosomes
Exosomes/Microvesicles/Ectosomes/Microparticles
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20 Mammary epithelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
21 Oral cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
22 Ovarian cancer cells Exosomes
Extracellular vesicles
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23 Pancreatic cancer cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
24 Pancreatic duct epithelial cells Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
25 Plasma Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
26 Prostate cancer cells Extracellular vesicles
Exosomes
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27 Prostate epithelial cells Exosomes Show Studies
28 Saliva Extracellular vesicles Show Studies
29 Serum Exosomes Show Studies
30 Squamous carcinoma cells Exosomes Show Studies
31 Thymus Exosomes Show Studies
32 Urine Exosomes
Exosomes/Membrane vesicles
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