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(Science: dermatology, oncology) benign but precancerous lesions of skin associated with ultraviolet irradiation.

See: keratosis

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p53 and skin cancer

... Skin tumors in the p53 knockout mice were predominately squamous cell carcinomas and were associated with premalignant lesions resembling actinic keratoses, whereas those in the heterozygous and wild-type mice were mainly sarcomas. These results demonstrate the importance of p53 in protecting ...

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by Poison
Sun May 15, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: p53 and skin cancer
Replies: 12
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