: any of a group of proteins active in controlling the cell cycle and in initiating DNA synthesis
Examples of cyclin in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThis drug, eFT226, blocks translation of certain oncogenes, including MYC, BCL2, cyclin D1 and CDKs 4/6.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 24 July 2017
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