17. Oncogenes

  1. Gary S. Stein Ph.D.2 and
  2. Arthur B. Pardee Ph.D.3
  1. Stacey J. Baker and
  2. E. Premkumar Reddy

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471656437.ch17

Cell Cycle and Growth Control: Biomolecular Regulation and Cancer, Second Edition

Cell Cycle and Growth Control: Biomolecular Regulation and Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Baker, S. J. and Reddy, E. P. (2004) Oncogenes, in Cell Cycle and Growth Control: Biomolecular Regulation and Cancer, Second Edition (eds G. S. Stein and A. B. Pardee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471656437.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Cell Biology and Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471250715

Online ISBN: 9780471656432

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Keywords:

  • oncogenes;
  • retro-viral mediated action;
  • target signaling pathways

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Discovery of Viral and Cellular Oncogenes

  • Mechanisms of Retroviral-Mediated Activation of Oncogenes

  • Leukemia Virus Activation of Oncogenes

  • Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus (MMTV) Induced Activation of Oncogenes

  • Isolation of Dominant Transforming Genes from Human Tumors

  • Chromosomal Abnormalities and Oncogenes

  • Oncogenes are often Targeted by Chemical Carcinogens

  • Function of Oncoproteins

  • Conclusion