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The breast cancer genome's 'dark matter' starts to give up some secrets

04:05 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

While mutations in protein-coding genes have held the limelight in cancer genomics, those in the noncoding genome (home to the regulatory elements that control gene activity) may also have powerful roles in driving tumor growth. A new study reveals recurrent mutations in nine such noncoding elements in breast cancer.

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