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Rous sarcoma oncogene

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(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.