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tumor suppressor protein p53

Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene ( genes, P53) whose normal function is to control cell proliferation and apoptosis. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in leukemia; osteosarcoma; lung cancer; and colorectal cancer.
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  • p53 antigen
  • TRP53 protein
  • oncoprotein p53
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