Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 month ago

What mutation in the p53 tumor suppressor gene could lead to cancer?

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  • LX
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Somatic TP53 gene mutations are common in ovarian cancer, occurring in almost half of ovarian tumors. These mutations result in a p53 protein that is less able to control cell proliferation. Specifically, it is unable to trigger apoptosis in cells with mutated or damaged DNA

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