G-protein and signalling in pituitary tumours.


The genesis of pituitary tumours is still under debate. Although these neoplasias are monoclonal in origin, mutations of GNAS1, the gene encoding the alpha subunit of the stimulatory G-protein, Gs, are the only mutational changes unequivocally associated with growth hormone (GH)-secreting adenomas. However, despite the growth advantage that this oncogene… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000192446


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