Retinoblastoma

Science / Genetics / Retinoblastoma: A childhood malignant cancer of the retina of the eye. Reverse transcriptase viral enzyme used to make cdna.

Single-Gene Disorder

Science / Genetics / Single-Gene Disorder: Hereditary disorder caused by a mutant allele of a single gene (e.g., duchenne muscular dystrophy, retinoblastoma, sickle cell disease). MORE

Tumor Suppressor Gene

Science / Genetics / Tumor Suppressor Gene: Genes that normally function to restrain the growth of tumors: the best understood case is for hereditary retinoblastoma. MORE

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