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Massive genome havoc in breast cancer is revealed

20:00 EDT 11 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Researchers using long-read DNA sequencing have made one of the most detailed maps ever of structural variations in a cancer cell's genome. The map reveals about 20,000 structural variations, few of which have been noted before, in just one cell type associated with one form of breast cancer.

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