proto-oncogene love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A normal gene that has the potential to become an oncogene.

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  • n. A gene, that promotes the specialization and division of normal cells, that becomes an oncogene following mutation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a normal gene that has the potential to become an oncogene

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