Table of ContentsDefinition / General
Cite this page: N-myc. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsnmyc.html. Accessed February 25th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Also called MYCN, gene at 2p24
- Amplified gene forms double minutes and homogenously staining regions, and produces excessive N-myc protein
- Amplification (>10 copies by Southern blot or FISH) associated with poor prognosis and 1p36.3 deletions