NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase
- listen (FOS-fuh-TY-duh-lih-NOH-sih-TOL-3 KY-nays)
- A type of enzyme that transmits signals in cells and that helps control cell growth. Some tumors have higher-than-normal levels of phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase. Also called PI3 kinase and PI3K.