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Definitions of c fos Proto Oncogenes

  1.   Retrovirus associated DNA sequences fos originally isolated from the Finkel Biskis Jinkins FBJ MSV and Finkel Biskis Reilly FBR MSV murine sarcoma viruses The proto oncogene protein c fos codes for a nuclear protein which is involved in growth related transcriptional control The insertion of c fos into FBJ MSV or FBR MSV induces osteogenic sarcomas in mice The human c fos gene is located at 14q21 31 on the long arm of chromosome 14