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What does p53 stand for?

p53 stands for Tumor Suppressor Gene

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When tumor suppressor genes are lost, it's common for several nearby genes-which play no role in cancer development-to be lost as well," explained the study's co-senior author William Hahn, MD, PhD, of Dana-Farber.
Working with Stanford colleagues Xu Li and Uta Francke, they have now located the human version of tsg101 on a region of chromosome 11 suspected of containing a tumor suppressor gene involved in breast and other cancers.