Role of human HOX-proteins in different cancer types
1University of Oulu, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry
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Oulu : V. Iaroshenko,
|Publish Date:|| 2019-05-28
|Thesis type:||Bachelor's thesis
HOX-proteins are master regulators of embryogenesis. They determine the body plan along the anterior-posterior axis. Apart from their fundamental function in ontogenesis, they are also connected with different cancer types in adult organisms. Their aberrant expression may influence cell growth and support the development of cancer in many different ways. HOX-proteins appear to be a noticeable diagnostic and therapeutic target.
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