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What type of mutation would convert a proto-oncogene into an oncogene?

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Dr. Matthew Fero
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Activating mutation

A protooncogene refers to a normal gene that can become oncogenic if it is overactive.
There are many different types of activating mutations.

In brief: Activating mutation

A protooncogene refers to a normal gene that can become oncogenic if it is overactive.
There are many different types of activating mutations.
Dr. Matthew Fero
Dr. Matthew Fero
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