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What does TYMS stand for?

TYMS stands for Thymidylate Synthetase

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Decreased expression of six RNA species was seen at various time points in all cell strains analyzed: plasminogen activator (PLAT), centromere protein F (CPF), replication factor C (RFC3), thymidylate synthetase (TYMS), a putative mitotic checkpoint kinase (BUB1), and a gene of unknown function (GenBank accession no.
Because the enzyme, thymidylate synthetase, plays a crucial role in the DNA synthesis of rapidly growing cells, many anticancer agents are designed to block its activity, thereby inhibiting tumor growth.