The gip2 oncogene encodes GTPase-deficient alpha-subunits of Gs or Gi-2 proteins and has been identified in tumours of the ovary and adrenal cortex. It will induce neoplastic transformation of Rat-1 cells but not NIH 3T3 cells and appears to be a tissue-selective oncogene.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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