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Monday, May 23, 2016

Diet experiments on Lynch syndrome mouse model may help in early detection of colon cancer (MLH1)



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 ...."It has been generally assumed that the development of cancer in Lynch syndrome carriers needs an inactivation of both the mismatch repair gene alleles, or pairs, involved, thus causing microsatellite instability. However, our studies have shown that this is not necessarily the case, since a severely decreased amount of MIh1 without loss of the second allele and without microsatellite instability appears to be enough to provoke the development of tumours," says Ms Pussila.....

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