A gene that normally directs cell growth. In the event that modified, an oncogene can advance or permit the uncontrolled development of disease. Changes can be acquired or brought about by an ecological presentation to cancer-causing agents.
Changes in oncogenes from typical to dangerous capacity can be brought on by a straightforward point transformation in the arrangement of a quality.
Oncogene is a changed quality that adds to the advancement of a tumor. In their typical, unmutated state, oncogenes are called proto-oncogenes.