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Cell. 2007 Mar 9;128(5):826-8.

The sunny side of p53.

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Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel.

Abstract

Skin, the largest organ of our body, is often plagued by cancer because of exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. A report by Cui et al. (2007) in this issue of Cell explains how the tumor suppressor p53 protects the skin by stimulating the suntan response.

PMID:
17350568
DOI:
10.1016/j.cell.2007.02.027
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