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Jumping Down the Road to Cancer. Lying dormant in our genomes are millions of jumping genes. Originally discovered by Barbara McClintock, transposons are DNA sequences that can move from one location to another in our DNA. Transposons cause mutations when they jump to new locations, so keeping them from jumping is important. However, although transposons are largely silent, every person probably…
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Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene - London, Jan 9 (IANS) British researchers have identified a novel gene that is especially active in a difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer and could thereby help in the search for new treatments.
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