Myc


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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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Studies suggest that in cancer cells, there is an absence of stringency in regulation attributed to mutations in the regulation of Myc genes and the persistent induction of Myc expression through oncogenic signals that lie upstream such as Wnt/[beta]-catenin, Notch or RTK/Ras pathways (Sodir and Evan 2009).
Victor Moneypenny, a partner at MYC & Associates, would not comment other than to say the sale has not been completed.
After the formation of the MYC, the leadership was another big question, as the Shia and Deobandi organisation Sipah-e-Muhammad and the Lashkr-e-Jhangvi were not willing to accept the leadership of each other.
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.
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However, it is strange to note that PML(N) while supporting MYC wheel jam strike call which was also against the intentions of government who is trying to establish trade relations with India, ignored the stand of PML(N) Chief Mian Nawaz Sharif who favoured trade relations with India.
'I went and met with the state MYC. I also invited the state exco on youth and sports regardless of which party they are from for us to move the agenda on youth development,' he said.
MYC leader Ayub Mughal, Asif Akhwani and many others
Those present included MYC president Jufitri Joha, his deputy Muhammad Fadzli Hasan and Johor Youth Council president Md Salleheen Mohamad.