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Three birds with one stone

The core domain of the p53 protein has been found to affect microRNA processing — its third known antitumour activity. Most cancerous p53 mutations affect this domain and may abolish all tumour-suppressor functions.

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Figure 1: Three antitumour functions.


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Toledo, F., Bardot, B. Three birds with one stone. Nature 460, 466–467 (2009).

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