C-myc mRNA

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C-myc mRNA is a type of mRNA that serves as a template for the MYC protein which is implicated in the rapid growth of cancer cells. This mRNA is a topic of ongoing research to investigate the viability of preventing cancer growth by cleaving or degrading the c-myc mRNA.[1]

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  1. ^ Lee, Chow H.; Dan Sparanese (31 January 2007). "CRD-BP shields c-myc and MDR-1 RNA from endonucleolytic attack by a mammalian endoribonuclease". ScienceDirect 35 (4): 1209–1221. doi:10.1093/nar/gkl1148. PMC 1851641. PMID 17264115.