Control of cell proliferation by Myc family genes.

  title={Control of cell proliferation by Myc family genes.},
  author={Martin Eilers},
  journal={Molecules and cells},
  volume={9 1},
The c-myc proto-oncogene was discovered as the cellular homologue of the transforming oncogene of several chicken retroviruses. It has become clear that c-myc is a member of a small gene family; members of this family encode transcription factors of the Helix-loop-Helix family of transcription factors that can both activate and repress transcription. In… CONTINUE READING