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ERIC Number: EJ287265
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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A Molecular Basis of Cancer.
Weinberg, Robert A.
Scientific American, v249 n5 p126-28,132,136,138-40,142 Nov 1983
Discusses the molecular basis of cancer, focusing on genetics of the disease. Indicates that human cancers are initiated by oncogenes (altered versions of normal genes) and that in one case the critical alteration is a single point mutation that changes one amino acid in the protein encoded by the gene. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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