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2005-08-31 18:49:20

Breakthrough Breast Cancer today announce that UK scientists have discovered that a gene "“ named after the James Bond villain Scaramanga "“ can trigger the development of breasts. This has important implications for breast cancer, as reported in the journal Genes and Development. During the development of an embryo, formation of organs is tightly controlled by specific genes. In the case of breasts, this process controls the development of two breasts in humans but this can go...