estrone

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Synonyms for estrone

a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary

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Novel mutations in the folliculin gene associated with spontaneous pneumothorax.
In a recent study, cell cycle analysis was employed using PI staining to study the therapeutic targeting of renal cell carcinoma cell lines expressing low concentrations of folliculin protein.
Also called theelin, folliculin, follicular hormone.
85) The protein product of FLCN, known as folliculin, has been shown in cell culture and coimmunoprecipitation studies to interact with the mTOR pathway.
64) The function of folliculin is still largely unknown, but it is thought to serve as a tumor-suppressor gene.
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