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A gene on chromosome 1p32-p31 that is the putative transforming gene of avian sarcoma virus 17, which interacts directly with specific target DNA sequences to regulate gene expression.

Molecular pathology
JUN maps to a chromosome region involved in both translocations and deletions in cancer.


A family of oncogenes that can transform some normal cells (e.g., rat embryo cells) into cancer cells. All members of this family can bind to activating protein-1 (AP-1) sites and to specific DNA sequences. See: oncogene; transformation
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Joshua Wilson won Junior Division B, while Will Hinchliffe was runner-up.
Madison Cuozzi, 1st Female Junior Under 14, Clinton, 43:24
Other area tournaments this summer include the Umpqua Dairy Junior at Umpqua RV Resort and Golf Club in Sutherlin on July 31, Diamond Woods Junior on Aug.
Bronze: Hassan Nazeeh Hassan, level one boys floor, level one boys vault, level one boys overall; Sian Russell, senior bronze overall; Madhi Fadhul, junior level two boys floor; George Jackson, junior level two boys floor; Michaela Sandy, junior bronze floor, junior bronze vault; Kira Oldfield, junior silver floor; Razan Al Shehabi, senior bronze floor; Paul Britton, junior level two boys vault.
Under-10 Red: AT7 Youth v Caludon Youth, Chapelfields Colts v Coundon Court, Christ the King v Christ the King Rovers, Ernesford Dynamos v Coventry Jaguar Youth, Finham Park Rangers v Firefighters Juniors, GNP Sports v Mount Nod Highway, Leamington Hibernians v Pro Santos.
Junior Brass: Ryan Liu, New Jersey; Remoh Mosley, teacher
Today, dozens of juniors are sprouting up everywhere searching for nickel, gold, platinum group metals and diamonds in many historically productive northeastern Ontario camps.
The Junior Achievement program in comprised of seven program themes: Ourselves, Our Families, Our Community, Our City, Our Region, Our Nation, and Our World.
Sisters Adrienne Canterna and Ashley Canterna, students of Mary Moran, Lithicum, Maryland, won the Teen Miss Dance and Junior Miss Dance titles, respectively.
Devoted to a mother who uses her illness (diabetes in the film; asthma in the book) to control him, Junior would love to express his individuality through art.
Harris's Junior Baby poems succeed in painting a vivid portrait of a contemporary African American urban community.