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Genetic Variation Fuels Testicular Cancer
2013-10-11 04:33:32

Using a genomic analysis, a team of international researchers has identified a specific mutation responsible for a dramatic increase in the risk for testicular cancer.

2013-10-08 13:53:37

The recognition of a causal link between mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and increased risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer has intensified the demand for genetic testing.

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.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.