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Oncogenes

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Summary:Discusses how the chemical alteration of oncogenes in human cells causes the growth of cancerous tumors. Toxic substances, radiation, viruses, and inherited genetic defects are examined as factors causing such alteration. Mechanisms by which the altered forms overrule normal cell regulation are illustrated through microscope views and computer animation.
In English; credits in German.
Contributor:Hartmann-von Kolczynski, Marianne
Provider:Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Oncogenes
Proto-oncogenes
Cancer Genetic aspects
Cells Growth
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Science, Technology, and Math
Health, Family Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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