Genetics of Colorectal Cancer: Role of p53

  • Rajashri Champanery Biochemistry Department, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Drashti Joshi Analytical and environmental services, Vadodara, Gujarat India


The tumor suppressor TP53 gene is one of the most frequently mutated in different types of human cancer. Particularly in colorectal cancer (CRC), it is believed that TP53 mutations play a role in the adenoma-carcinoma transition of tumors during pathological process. The TP53 mutation is the key step driving the transition from adenoma to adenocarcinoma. The functional roles of TP53 mutation in tumor development have been comprehensively investigated. In this mini review, we comprehensively summarize the p53 mutants in CRC progression and discuss the current strategies for p53 mutants in malignancies.

Keywords: p53 mutants, colorectal cancer, Tp53 mutation

Keywords: p53 mutants, colorectal cancer, Tp53 mutation


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Author Biographies

Rajashri Champanery, Biochemistry Department, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Biochemistry Department, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Drashti Joshi, Analytical and environmental services, Vadodara, Gujarat India

Analytical and environmental services, Vadodara, Gujarat India


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