Puny proteins predict breast cancer risk

Berger, Abi
June 1995
New Scientist;6/10/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1981, p16
Reports on Frans Hogervorst and colleagues at the University of Leiden in Holland's development of screening tests to detect the gene, BRCA1, which is responsible for half of all inherited breast tumors. Prior use of the tests in detecting Duchenne muscular dystrophy causing genes; Polymerase chain reaction use to amplify DNA sequence; Emphasis on exon 11 coding sequence.


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