Items Tagged ‘gene fusion’

August 1, 2012

Some Brain Tumors Are Linked to a Gene Defect

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A genetic mutation appears to be behind some cases of a common and aggressive brain cancer, researchers at Columbia University said, and targeting the abnormality with a drug prolonged the lives of mice with the condition…Robert Jenkins, professor of laboratory genetics at the Mayo Clinic, said it was particularly interesting that the researchers found the […]

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