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Tumor Suppressor Genes

The Balancing Act Of Regulating The Cell Cycle, Genetics Of Tumor Suppressor Genes, Generalized Tumor Suppressor Genes

Tumor suppressor genes regulate mitosis and cell division. When their function is impaired, the result is a high rate of uncontrolled cell growth or cancer. Damage to tumor suppressor genes contributes to a large number of different types of tumors.

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