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Latest Tumor suppressor genes Stories

2013-10-08 13:26:58

Cell division is an essential process for the development of an organism.

2013-09-09 11:33:35

For the first time, a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia has been identified.

Mutation Increases Melanoma Risk In Redheads
2013-08-23 04:22:04

A person’s hair color and skin tone is determined by their skin pigment. This pigment is influenced by the melanocortin-1 (MC1R) gene receptor. For the world’s redheads – one to two percent of the population – their coloration is accounted for by a mutation in MC1R.

2013-08-08 09:19:31

The global study was led by University of Melbourne and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology today.

2013-07-26 11:44:47

Scientists at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a function of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN that helps explain why certain promising therapies fail in many cancer patients, a finding that could aid in delivering tailored, personalized cancer medicine based on an individual's genetics.

2013-07-09 21:18:34

Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a protein called PTEN from doing its tumor-suppressing job.


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