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Puma

(pū'mah),
[MIM*605854] a critical mediator protein involved in apoptosis induced by tumor suppressor p53 and drugs. The gene is called Puma as an acronymic construction of p53-upregulated modulator of apoptosis.

puma

see mountain lion.
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