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Mesh term Tumor Suppressor Protein p53

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DNA-Binding Proteins
Poly-ADP-Ribose Binding Proteins
Tumor Suppressor Proteins


Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene (GENES, P53) whose normal function is to control CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in LEUKEMIA; OSTEOSARCOMA; LUNG CANCER; and COLORECTAL CANCER.

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