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Scientists unravel role of fusion gene in prostate cancer

Up to half of all prostate cancer cells have a chromosomal rearrangement that results in a new "fusion" gene and formation of its unique protein -- but no one has known how that alteration promotes cancer growth. Now, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have found that in these cancer cells, the 3-D architecture of DNA, wrapped up in a little ball known as a chroma Source: New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College - Discipline: Cancer...


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Source: LabSpaces - Wednesday, 23 May, 2012

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