Definition of Bcl

1. Noun. (computing) w:Base Class Library Base Class Library ¹



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Medical Definition of Bcl

1. Two variants of this oncogene are recognised. 1. Bcl-2: A proto-oncogene, activated by chromosome translocation in human B-cell lymphomas (hence bcl). Encodes a plasma membrane protein. The gene product inhibits programmed cell death (apoptosis) and is homologous with the worm gene ced 9. See: ced mutant. 2. Bcl-3: An oncogene associated with some cases of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemias. The protein product contains seven ankyrin repeats very similar to those found in I kappa B. Seems to interfere with binding of 50 kD subunit of NF kappa B to DNA. (24 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bcl

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bazooms
bazoos
bazouki
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bazuco
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bazzite
bazzites
bbiab
bbiaf
bbiafm
bbl
bbls
bbs
bcl (current term)
bcl-2
bcl-3
bday
bdays
bdellatomy
bdellin
bdellium
bdelliums
bdelloid
bdelloid rotifer
bdelloid rotifers
bdelloidea
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