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muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye

diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

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In some cases genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 are inherited, which may generate uncontrolled proliferation of a single cell and contribute to the development of cancer (7).
However, our study shows that there are many more people who have cancers that look like they have the same signatures and same weakness as patients with faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
Of these, about 10-15 percent are estimated to be affected by BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations.
Rassi (2009) studied that the most common genes having mutations in breast cancers were BRCA1 and BRCA2 as both genes had multiple exons.
Finalmente, y debido a la alta supervivencia de las mujeres con cancer cuando son tratados en estadios tempranos de la enfermedad, poder identificar aquellas que posean un alto riesgo de desarrollar la enfermedad, basado en la expresion de BRCA1, tiene una implicacion valiosa, ya que permite incrementar la expectativa y calidad de la vida de las afectadas.
All but one of the serous endometrial cancers occurred in women with the BRCA1 genetic mutation.
The patients included four women positive for BRCA1 mutations, and one positive for BRCA2.
To learn how the NEXTflex BRCA1 and BRCA2 Amplicon Panels can improve Illumina or Ion Torrent-based BRCA analysis, visit www.
This study may explain why some cancer predisposing mutations are found in the front part of the BRCA1 gene - the part that allows it to function as a ubiquitin ligase.
BRCA1 tells cells to make a protein that helps repair damage to DNA.
Low levels of the BRCA1 protein in brain cells may be associated with dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease, according to new evidence from the brains of deceased patients with Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment, as well as experimental mouse models of the disease.
Mutated BRCA1 and COX-2 abnormal gene expression have been seen in a large number of cancers previously.
El sindrome de cancer hereditario de mama y ovario (SCHMO) es una condicion que aumenta la probabilidad de desarrollar cancer de mama, ovario y de otros tipos de cancer como pancreas y prostata, debido a la presencia de mutaciones germinales en los genes de susceptibilidad BRCA1 o BRCA2 localizados en el cromosoma 17q21 (1) y 13q12-q13 (2) respectivamente (3-6).
BRCA1 and BRCA2 are the major genes associated with hereditary breast cancer susceptibility [3, 4].