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sarcoma, small cell

A sarcoma characterised by the presence of small cells, cells measuring 9-14 micrometers with a faint or indistinct rim of cytoplasm and an oval-to-elongated nucleus with relatively dense chromatin.

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p53 and skin cancer

... 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 against UV-induced cancers, particularly in the eye and epidermis. From: http://www.nature.com/cgi-taf/DynaPage.taf?file=/onc/journal/v18/n29/abs/1202789a.html&dynoptions=doi1116168227

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