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Genes and cancer

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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Oncogenes.,
  • Cancer -- Molecular aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Desmond Carney and Karol Sikora.
    ContributionsCarney, Desmond., Sikora, Karol.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.4 .G425 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858834M
    ISBN 100471925837
    LC Control Number90011951

    While Edward B. (‘Ed’) Lewis is famous for his contributions to genetics anddev- opmental biology y, few have read his research papers. One reason for this is availability, man ny having been published in obscure journalsor as book chapters. Genes, Chromosomes & Cancer recognizes the many benefits of archiving research data. Genes, Chromosomes & Cancer expects you to archive all the data from which your published results are derived in a public repository. The repository that you choose should offer you guaranteed preservation (see the registry of research data repositories at.

    Several chapters specifically address the role of viruses and genes – such as oncogenes, proto-oncogenes, or tumor suppressor genes – in the etiology of human cancer. Oncogenic signaling by PI3 kinase, mTOR, Akt, or the major cancer drivers MYC and RAF, and the role of tumor suppressors like p53, are discussed in detail. Several Mutations to Cause Cancer. Typically, a series of several mutations that constitutively activate oncogenes and inactivate tumor suppressor genes is required to transform a normal cell into a cancer cell (Figure ).Cells have developed a number of control mechanisms to overcome mutations in proto-oncogenes.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . The ability to modify genes and prevent disease has exploded in the last decade. It is now possible to use gene therapy to cure inherited disorders, to correct genetic defects and to limit the severity of a disease. staff cancer physician and author of The Gene: An Intimate History. The series, like the book, weaves together science.


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