Definition of Retinoblastoma protein

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A protein, whose inactivation by mutation leads to the formation of retinoblastomas ¹



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Medical Definition of Retinoblastoma protein

1. Product of the retinoblastoma tumour suppressor gene. It is a nuclear phosphoprotein hypothesised to normally act as an inhibitor of cell proliferation. Rb protein is absent in retinoblastoma cell lines. It also has been shown to form complexes with the adenovirus e1a protein, the sv40 t antigen, and the human papilloma virus e7 protein. (03 Jul 1999)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retinoblastoma Protein

retineum
retinic
retinite
retinites
retinitides
retinitis
retinitis pigmentosa
retinitis proliferans
retinitis sclopetaria
retinitises
retino-
retino tectal connection
retinoblast
retinoblastoma
retinoblastoma protein (current term)
retinoblastomas
retinoblastomata
retinochoroid
retinochoroiditis
retinochoroiditis juxtapapillaris
retinocollicular
retinodialysis
retinogeniculate
retinohypothalamic
retinoic
retinoic acid
retinoic acid 4-hydroxylase
retinoid
retinoids

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