The proto oncogene associated with Burkitt lymphoma is?
Correct answer : D. MYC
- MYC proto oncogene is associated with Burkitt lymphoma.
- ABL is associated with chronic myelogenous leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
- BRAF is associated with melanoma, leukemia and colon carcinoma.
- HGF is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma and thyroid cancer.
Ref: Robbins & Cotran, Pathologic basis of disease, South Asia edition, Vol 1, p284.
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