Oncogenomics: Molecular Approaches to Cancer by Charles Brenner

By Charles Brenner

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Moreover, its ability to detect 90% of single base substitutions in a cancer genome, particularly when they are in heterozygous form, is unproven. Whatever the current virtues and limitations of this platform, however, this type of technological approach will be necessary if we are ultimately to search genome-wide for mutations in large numbers of cancers. Genome-Wide Approaches to the Detection of Chromosomal Rearrangements Conventional Cjdogenetics and Fluorescence-Enhanced Karyotyping Approaches.

Foulkes, W. , Gruber, S. , et al. (2002). The founder mutation MSH2*1906G + C is an important cause of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in the Ashkenazi Jewish population. 5-1412. Friend, S. , Horowitz, J. , Gerber, M. , Wang, X. , Li, F. , and Weinberg, R. A. (1987). Deletions of a DNA sequence in retinoblastomas and mesenchymal tumors: Organization of the sequence and its encoded protein. 59-9063. Hartmann, L. , Schaid, D. , Woods, J. , Crotty, T. , Myers, J. , Arnold, P. , Petty, P.

1997). Nevertheless, in these tumors there still remain a large number of loci on other chromosomes (defined by losses or gains of chromosomes) that are likely to harbor other tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes. By contrast, in other cancer types-for example breast or prostate cancer-mutations in only a small number of genes in a small proportion of cancers have been observed. In invasive ductal breast cancer, approximately 25% of cases have small intragenic mutations of p53 with abnormalities in the p l 6 / R b pathway present in an ill-defined proportion, but mutations in other known genes have not been reported at more than 10% frequency.

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