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Genes, Tumor Suppressor

"Genes, Tumor Suppressor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Genes that inhibit expression of the tumorigenic phenotype. They are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. When tumor suppressor genes are inactivated or lost, a barrier to normal proliferation is removed and unregulated growth is possible.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Genes, Tumor Suppressor" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Genes, Tumor Suppressor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.