Amplification of a gene encoding a p53-associated protein in human sarcomas

@article{Oliner1992AmplificationOA,
  title={Amplification of a gene encoding a p53-associated protein in human sarcomas},
  author={Jonathan Daniel Oliner and Kenneth W. Kinzler and Paul S. Meltzer and Donna L George and Bert Vogelstein},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1992},
  volume={358},
  pages={80-83}
}
DESPITE extensive data linking mutations in the p53 gene to human tumorigenesis1, little is known about the cellular regulators and mediators of p53 function. MDM2 is a strong candidate for one such cellular protein; the MDM2 gene was originally iden-tified by virtue of its amplification in a spontaneously transformed derivative of mouse BALB/c cells2 and the MDM2 protein subsequently shown to bind to p53 in rat cells transfected with pS3 genes3,4. To determine whether MDM2 plays a role in… 
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