Definition: Tumor suppressor genes located in the 18q21-qter region of human chromosome 18. The absence of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (DCC stands for deleted in colorectal cancer). The products of these genes show significant homology to neural cell adhesion molecules and other related cell surface glycoproteins.
DCC stands for "Deleted in Colorectal Cancer"
See AlsoGenes, MCC
Other names Gene, DCC; DCC Genes; DCC Gene
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