NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,199 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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protein kinase B
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A group of enzymes involved in several processes related to cell growth and survival. Protein kinase B enzymes help to transfer signals inside cells. A protein kinase B enzyme is a type of serine/threonine protein kinase. Also called Akt.