The Oncogene Handbook

The Oncogene Handbook

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In this guide to cancer genes, the author summarizes the clinical association and molecular properties of all known oncogenes and tumour suppression genes, providing access to information on any particular facet of the gene or protein. The text covers such areas as gene structure and location; mRNA size and half-life; mass, cellular and tissue location; and protein structure and function.
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  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • tabs.
  • 0123445558
  • 9780123445551

Table of contents

Introduction: Tumor Viruses and the Identificiation of Oncogenes. Normal Cell Growth and the Functions of Oncoproteins. General Consequences of Oncogene Expression. Gene Therapy for Cancer. Major Categories of Oncogenes: Oncogenes Transduced By Retroviruses. Oncogenes Activated By Retroviral Insertion. Oncogenes Activated By Retroviral Insertion (Summaries/References). Oncogenes at Chromosomal Translocations. Tumor Suppressor Genes Detected in Human Tumors. Functions of Oncoproteins. Functions of Oncogenes (Summaries). Chromosome Locations of Human Proto-Oncogenes. Sequence Homology with the Protein Kinase Family. Individual Oncogenes.
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