Definitions of c src Proto Oncogene

  1. Retrovirus- associated DNA sequences ( src) originally isolated from the Rous sarcoma virus ( RSV). The proto- oncogene src ( c- src) codes for a protein that is a member of the tyrosine kinase family and was the first proto- oncogene identified in the human genome. The human c- src gene is located at 20q12- 13 on the long arm of chromosome 20.