oncogene

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Synonyms for oncogene

a gene that disposes normal cells to change into cancerous tumor cells

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After amplifying the DNA in a sample, researchers can either sequence the genes using standard equipment or look for the presence of cancer genes using a machine made by RainDance itself.
Novartis (VTX: NOVN) is continuing its foray into oncology and liver disease, two of its treatment priorities, after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a second breakthrough tag for its cancer gene therapy.
If you don't have at least two relatives with the same type of cancer on the same side of your family it's unlikely you've inherited a cancer gene.
The test is non-invasive and based on combined analysis of DNA mutations in 16 cancer genes as well as the levels of 10 circulating protein bio-markers.
and is possibly the most important development in cancer gene research in the
Laboratory experiments already suggest that cells with faulty RAD51D are sensitive to PARP inhibitors - a new class of drugs designed to target cancers caused by faults in two known breast and ovarian cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2.
magazine, Osbourne, 60, said: "As soon as I found out I had the breast cancer gene, I thought the odds are not in my favour.
DiaCarta offers research use and CE-IVD products and CLIA services for cancer gene mutation detection by leveraging different technology platforms, including single gene or small panel of genes using qPCR platform, multiple gene target detection using multiplex assays, and high-throughput next generation sequencing platforms powered by XNA technology or branched DNA technologies.
Genomic Health announced the publication of an updated assessment of breast cancer gene expression profiling tests by the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved first-of-its-kind cancer gene profiling.
With a genetics specialist you can discuss whether to have a genetic test for a cancer gene, and if you have one, you may consider telling your family.
We now have a team of over 1000 specialists employing Gendicine[R], in addition to the 300 oncologists from AAA Hospitals on the panel of clinical specialists, who are in charge of further investigation on cancer gene therapy.
The discovery was described as a "major step forward" by cancer charities and is possibly the most important development in cancer gene research in the last 20 years.
BRITAIN'S first baby genetically selected to be free of a breast cancer gene has been born, doctors said yesterday.
THE first British baby genetically selected to be free of a breast cancer gene has been born, doctors said today.
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