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Cory Suzanne PhD; Perkins, Andrew MB, BS; Strasser, Andreas PhD; Harris, Alan W. PhD; Adams, Jerry M. PhD
Current Opinion in Oncology: December 1992
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The spectrum of genes with oncogenic potential is broadening. Two unusual genes implicated in hematopoietic neoplasia are bcl-2, which confers enhanced cell survival, and Hox-2.4, which encourages self-renewal at the expense of differentiation. In this short paper, recent transgenic and retroviral studies of the role of these genes in neoplastic transformation are reviewed

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