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Myc

 (mĭk)
n.
Any of several genes encoding DNA-binding proteins that can promote the development of various cancers when present at high concentrations.

[Possibly from my(elo)c(ytomatosis virus).]
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Victor Moneypenny, a partner at MYC & Associates, would not comment other than to say the sale has not been completed.
CCL-220), which harbors a high-level MYC amplification; and (d) primary prostate adenocarcinoma samples obtained after radical prostatectomy from previously untreated patients.
Dr Feisher studied mice whose liver cells had been altered to carry a Myc gene that is constantly switched on.
The team altered mouse liver cells to carry a Myc gene which was constantly switched on - and the animals got liver cancer.
Dr Dean Feisher, from Stanford University School of Medicine in California, studied mice whose liver cells had been altered to carry a Myc gene that is constantly switched on.
Widnes; MYC Under-13 Shield: Cheshire Lines; MYC Under-13 Vase: Rainford;
demonstrates that EnCore[TM] delivered DsiRNA exhibited targeted knockdown of MYC mRNA resulting in tumor growth inhibition in a preclinical model.
Myc family of proto-oncogenes has been considered to be one of the most studied oncogenes to date (Meyer and Penn, 2008).
Addressing the meeting, held MYC head Sahabzada Abulkhair called for sectarian harmony and unity among various sects.
Immunohistochemical detection of MYC protein correlates with MYC gene status in aggressive B cell lymphomas.
The MYC gene encodes the protein with the same name, and has an important role in many cellular processes such as proliferation, metabolism, cell death and the potential of differentiation from immature stem cells to different types of specialized cells.
Briefing the media during the recently held meeting of central executive committee of MYC (National Solidarity Council), convened by him on Wednesday, he said that religious processions had always been in vogue for centuries, and Sunni, Shiite sects have always co-existed peacefully; "yet sectarian violence was deliberately fanned by saboteurs, as a part of heinous international conspiracy of hidden elements", he declared.