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Suppressor Mutation

A type of [[mutation that is intended to correct a mutation found on another [[gene or at a different site in the same gene.

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p53 mutation help?

... cancer, it means that ALL the cells in the body inherit one bad mutation (the truncated gene). That's how heritable cancers work: usually ... mutations in the same cell line to inactivate both copies of the tumor suppressor (in this case p53). In a heritable cancer you already have one ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: p53 mutation help?
Replies: 10
Views: 5002

Sugar Allergy

... 33. Nakajima M, Shinoda I, Samejima Y, et al. Lactoferrin as a suppressor of cell migration of gastrointestinal cell lines. J Cell Physiol ... Hampe J, Cuthbert A, Croucher JP, et al. Association between insertion mutation in NOD2 gene Crohn's disease in German and British populations. ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 268708

Another creationist thread

... factor that regulates the cell cycle and hence functions as a tumor suppressor. It is important in multicellular organisms as it helps to suppress ... referring to its role in conserving stability by PREVENTING GENOME MUTATION.[1] enough said. 2) Again, humans and animals and trees have stayed ...

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by elevent
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Another creationist thread
Replies: 43
Views: 50528

The Fiber Disease

... surface of epithelial cells. E-cadherin acts as an invasion/metastasis-suppressor gene, hence knowledge of the molecular mechanism that controls ... and interestingly, a large number of invasive tumors do not involve mutation of E-cadherin, but rather down regulation of expression. Hence in ...

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Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5561414

Oncogenes VS Tumor Suppressor Genes- Please Help!!

Tumor suppressor genes are to reduce the chance of cell proliferation. If one of the two alleles ... But if unfurtunately the other allele becomes defective then game over. It is the mutation which determines whether it is dominant or recessive.

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by asutoshsahu
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:35 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Oncogenes VS Tumor Suppressor Genes- Please Help!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1921
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