- Rous sarcoma oncogene
* * *(sahrk) a human proto-oncogene homologous to the v-src oncogene first identified as the transforming determinant in Rous sarcoma virus; it encodes Src tyrosine kinase and mutations have been associated with various forms of cancer. In nonhuman species, it is usually written as Src or src.
Medical dictionary. 2011.