Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, January 29th, 2009
"In particular, evidence for oncogene-induced melanocyte senescence as natural means to prevent tumorigenesis has been obtained in nevi with mutated B-Raf(V600E). Here, we demonstrate that strong oncogenic growth factor receptor signalling drives melanocytes into senescence, whereas weaker signals keep them in the proliferative state. Activation of oncogene-induced senescence also produces multinucleated giant cells, a...
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