PerspectiveCARCINOGENESIS

Another p53 Doppelgänger?

Science  03 Jul 1998:
Vol. 281, Issue 5373, pp. 57-58
DOI: 10.1126/science.281.5373.57

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Summary

Genes belong to various families. Now, the relatives of the most important tumor suppressor gene, p53, are coming out of the woodwork. In his Perspective, Kaelin describes the newly identified members of the p53 family and their functions. Unlike p53, these proteins are not central to the development of human cancers, but rather offer a unique possibility for therapy of human tumors.

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