AURKA

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AURKA

A gene on chromosome 20q13 that encodes Aurora kinase A, which is involved in regulating many early mitotic events such as entry into mitosis. Aurora A levels rise during the G2 phase and peak early in mitosis. It is highly expressed in the testes, as well as in colon, ovarian, prostate, neuroblastoma, breast and cervical cancer cell lines.
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A similar movement took place for research & revelopment costs with an increase of 69% compared to the third quarter of 1998 and 19% compared to the second quarter of 1999, due to further development of the Company's promising 300mm product line, its AURORA2.