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n. pl. pol·yp·o·ses (-sēz)
The presence of several polyps in the body.


(Medicine) med the formation of many polyps or a condition characterized by such


n. poliposis, formación numerosa de pólipos.


n poliposis f; familial adenomatous — poliposis adenomatosa familiar
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Combining adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc)-loss with either p53 mutation or Tgf-E- receptor (Tgfbr)-loss results in invasive intestinal carcinoma of mice.
5] Human genes: BRCA breast cancer (3 genes); APC, adenomatous polyposis coli.
Familial recurrence of HB is extremely rare outside of associated adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) families, (8) and a causative relationship between HB and interstitial deletions of 5q21.
To confirm effects on Wnt signaling, analysis of tumor tissues from 5% BB-fed mice revealed lower -catenin expression and glycogen synthase kinase-3 phosphorylation with greater expression of the-catenin inhibitory protein adenomatous polyposis coli compared to controls.
Identification and characterization of the familial adenomatous polyposis coli gene.
That gene, adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) and its downstream signaling molecules, are mutated or deficient in 80 percent of all human colon cancers, Wu pointed out.
Using Indivumed's highly standardized biobank, the researchers found elevated levels of mutated adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene in the plasma of patients with advanced stage colorectal cancers.
The paradigm of heritable CRC is familial adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), in which mutations of the APC gene on chromosome arm 5q cause the development of many of the polyps found in patients under the age of 30.
Intra-abdominal desmoid tumors are often associated with Gardner's syndrome, which is an autosomal condition that is characterized by polyposis coli, osteomas, cutaneous or follicular cysts, and fibromas.
In an attempt to develop a single gene-based test that would help detect clinically significant, but premetastatic colorectal tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, turned to the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene.
Four of Patricia's five sisters inherited the tragic genetic legacy of familial polyposis coli which can lead to colon cancer.
Analyzing fecal DNA for mutations of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene can identify early cases of colorectal cancer, according to a report in the Jan.