polyposis coli
(= adenomatous polyposis coli; Familial adenomatous polyposis; FAP)
Hereditary disorder (Mendelian dominant) characterized by the development of hundreds of adenomatous polyps in the large intestine, which show a tendency to progress to malignancy. The APC gene has also been implicated in a chromosome 5 gastric and pancreatic cancer.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Polyposis coli — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 D12 Gutartige Neubildung des Kolons, des Rektums, des Analkanals und des Anus D12.6 Kolon, nicht näher bezeichnet Polyposis coli (hereditär) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polyposis coli — polyposis of colon a condition characterized by the occurrence of multiple polyps in the colon, such as familial adenomatous polyposis or juvenile polyposis …   Medical dictionary

  • Adenomatous-polyposis-coli-Protein — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 2843 aa; 311,6 kD …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adenomatous polyposis coli-Protein — Struktur des N Ende nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • familial polyposis coli — familial polyposis coli. См. семейный коли полипоз. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • adenomatous polyposis coli — See polyposis coli …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • attenuated polyposis coli — attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (AFAP) a rare variant form of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), characterized by a lower number of polyps, later age of onset, and slightly lower risk of malignancy …   Medical dictionary

  • Coli — may refer to: Coli, Emilia Romagna, a comune in the Province of Piacenza in Italy People Claudia Coli, a French actress in the 2005 Gabrielle film François Coli (1881–1927), a French pilot and navigator Giovanni Coli (1636–1691), an Italian… …   Wikipedia

  • Coli — steht fûr : Coli (Emilia Romagna), eine Gemeinde in der italienischen Provinz Piacenza Balantidium coli, eine Art großer Protozoen Campylobacter coli, ein aerobes Bakterium Escherichia coli, ein gramnegatives Darmbakterium François Coli… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polyposis — Presence of several polyps. [polyp + G. osis, condition] adenomatous p. coli SYN: familial adenomatous p.. familial adenomatous p. (FAP) [MIM*175100] p. that usually begins in childhood; polyps increase in number …   Medical dictionary

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