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ret

[ret]
(chemistry)
The reduction or digestion of fibers (usually linen) by enzymes.

RET.

On drawings, abbr. for return.
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Papillary thyroid carcinoma in patients with RET proto-oncogene germline mutation.
Hiai, "Isolation of ret proto-oncogene cDNA with an amino-terminal signal sequence," Oncogene, vol.
Genetic screening is extremely sensitive in MEN2 syndromes, and children of MTC families who are carriers of mutant genes are at risk and may be identified by detection of the germline mutation in the RET proto-oncogene.
The discovery of molecular abnormalities of the RET proto-oncogene in MEN 2 and FMTC has significantly improved clinical management of these disorders.
Bilateral and multifocal microMTC associated with CCH is pathognomonic of heritable MTC seen in MEN2 and familial MTC, and is caused by gain-of-function mutations in the RET proto-oncogene on 10q11.
Mutations of the RET proto-oncogene in the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 syndromes, related sporadic tumours, and Hirschsprung disease.
Association between c135G/A genotypes and RET proto-oncogene germline mutations and phenotype of Hirschsprung's disease.
The relationship between specific RET proto-oncogene mutations and disease phenotype in multiple endocrine neoplasia type
The RET proto-oncogene encodes a cell membrane receptor tyrosine kinase.
Characterization of RET proto-oncogene 3' splicing variants and polyadenylation sites: a novel C-terminus for RET.