Antioncogene



antioncogene

antioncogene an·ti·on·co·gene (ān’tē-ŏng’kə-jēn, ān’tī-)
n.
A tumor-suppressing gene that is involved in controlling cellular growth and when inactive leads to deregulated cellular proliferation, as in cancer.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Antioxidizing

    to convert (an element) into an ; combine with oxygen. to cover with a coating of or rust. to take away hydrogen, as by the action of oxygen; add oxygen or any nonmetal. to remove electrons from (an atom or molecule), thereby increasing the valence. Compare (def 12). to become oxidized. (especially of white wine) […]

  • Antiozonant

    an admixture to natural or synthetic rubber for preventing ozonolysis.



  • Antiparabema

    either of two chapels at the west end of an Armenian or Byzantine church.

  • Antiparasitic

    of, relating to, or characteristic of . (of diseases) due to . Phonetics, (def 2). adj. 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos “of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite,” from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in reference to toadies; from 1640s in the biological […]



Disclaimer: Antioncogene definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.