protooncogene

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Noun[edit]

protooncogene (plural protooncogenes)

  1. (genetics) A gene that promotes the specialization and division of normal cells; it can become mutated to form an oncogene.

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Etymology[edit]

proto- +‎ oncogene

Noun[edit]

protooncogene m (plural protooncogeni)

  1. protooncogene