Cell Cycle Checkpoint Genes and Cancer
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Funk, J. O. 2006. Cell Cycle Checkpoint Genes and Cancer. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Several genes have been identified that control different ‘checkpoints’ in the cell division cycle. Some of these may have clinical significance, in the diagnosis and possible treatment of some cancers.
- cyclin-dependent kinase;
- tumor suppressor;
- CDK inhibitor, oncogene, DNA damage