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"Proto-Oncogenes" 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.

Normal cellular genes homologous to viral oncogenes. The products of proto-oncogenes are important regulators of biological processes and appear to be involved in the events that serve to maintain the ordered procession through the cell cycle. Proto-oncogenes have names of the form c-onc.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Proto-Oncogenes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Proto-Oncogenes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 120 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 1993 and 1994
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.