ea0020p678 | Signal Transduction | ECE2009
, Romano David
, Barlier Anne
, Enjalbert Alain
, Gerard Corinne
Somatotroph pituitary adenomas are characterized by unrestrained hormone secretion and cell proliferation alterations. In those tumors, the only mutation so far unequivocally identified is the gsp oncogene (Gsα protein gain of function mutation). Nethertheless, there is no clear difference in the clinical phenotypes of patients bearing tumor with the gsp oncogene (gsp+) or not (gsp−). In addition, an overexpression of the wild-type Gsα protein has been o...