GeneRegulation160-page17

GeneRegulation160-page17 - tumors, including mutations in...

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Gene Regulation - 17 Cancer and the Accumulated Mutations We still cannot answer why one person will and another will not get cancer after exposure to the same potential carcinogens, but in some familial colon cancers several mutations have been identified in polyp cells that can become colon cancer
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Unformatted text preview: tumors, including mutations in APC (a gene involved in cell migration and adhesion), Ras (tumor-suppressing gene) and p53. Similar familial oncogene mutations are associated with some breast and ovarian cancers....
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