Definition of Cyclin
1. Noun. (protein) Any of a group of proteins whose presence in a cell varies through its cycle, and that regulates this cycle by forming a complex with kinase ¹
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Definition of Cyclin
1. any of a group of proteins that control the cell cycle [n -S]
Medical Definition of Cyclin
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Literary usage of Cyclin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics by R. Dougherty, Edward R Dougherty (2005)
"CDK2/cyclin E is regulated by two switches: the positive switch complex called ... The CAK complex can be composed oftwo gene products: cyclin H and CDK7. ..."
2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Proliferating-cell nuclear antigen (PCNA; also called cyclin) was originally described in proliferating mammalian cells as a nuclear protein with an ..."
3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Furthermore, we showed that ASRs result from altered G-¡ checkpoint regulation, possibly mediated by overexpression of cyclin D1, proliferating cell nuclear ..."
4. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff (1998)
"In contrast to our expectations, mutant cells have higher levels of cyclin E and even the proposed AP- 1 target gene, cyclin Dl . However, the associated ..."
5. Clinical Research: Hearing Before the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate edited by Mark O. Hatfield (1996)
"Our first product is a test for breast cancer based on cyclin E, a protein that was ... cyclin E has a major role in the regulation of cell proliferation. ..."
6. Mammalian Embryo Genomics by OECD (2003)
"Transcripts analyzed were GDF-9, an oocyte-exclusively expressed gene that plays an important role during follicle development; and cyclin A, involved in ..."