Oncogenes and Cell Growth

  • Timothy J. Bos
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 321)

Abstract

Whether a cell enters a specific growth or differentiation program is governed in part by its response to signals from various external stimuli - such as polypeptide growth factors. The signals are transmitted through the cell to the nucleus where they can be turned into a response by the cell through activation of various genetic programs.

Keywords

Codon Tyrosine Leukemia Adenocarcinoma Glycine 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy J. Bos
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyEastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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