Role of Oncogenes in Hepatocarcinogenesis

  • C. Guguen-Guillouzo
  • G. Baffet
  • P. L. Etienne
  • D. Glaise
  • N. Defer
  • M. Corral
  • D. Corcos
  • J. Kruh
Conference paper

Abstract

Oncogenes are a set of genes which have been implicated in carcinogenesis. They are activated forms of proto-oncogenes which are part of the genetic complement of all normal cells. These genes are highly conserved during evolution suggesting that they play a critical role in some fundamental phenomena in life.

Keywords

Hepatitis Filtration Agar EDTA Sarcoma 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Guguen-Guillouzo
    • 1
  • G. Baffet
    • 1
  • P. L. Etienne
    • 1
  • D. Glaise
    • 1
  • N. Defer
    • 2
  • M. Corral
    • 2
  • D. Corcos
    • 2
  • J. Kruh
    • 2
  1. 1.INSERM - U 49Hôpital PontchaillouRennes CédexFrance
  2. 2.Institut de Pathologie Moléculaire - 24ParisFrance

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