NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,378 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- thymidylate synthase
- listen (THY-mih-DIH-layt SIN-thays)
- A protein involved in making and repairing DNA (molecules inside cells that carry genetic information and pass it on from parent to child). High levels of thymidylate synthase may be involved in how certain types of cancer form and respond to treatment.