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These genetic markers were identified through a genome-wide study of an initial 11,647 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 7,136 genes, focusing on SNPs that could influence gene function in order to increase the likelihood of identifying disease-causing gene variants.
All these women had strong family history of cancer, but only half in their study had known genetic markers of ovarian cancer risk, BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
Because of the density of genetic markers positioned along the chromosomes of both organisms, the comparative map of the mouse and human genomes is the most well developed of all species.
Researchers believe this new, non-invasive test may reduce the immediate need for biopsies in men found to have low levels of the prostate cancer genetic markers.
Our findings support that the KRAS variant is a new genetic marker of ovarian cancer risk.
No genetic marker of which I am aware has yet been identified.
The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, has the long-term aim of finding genetic markers that can identify people who face an increased risk of bowel cancer.
The BioTrove's flexibility, strong genotyping performance, and throughput capabilities make quality control testing of multiple samples possible using many more genetic markers.
A bone marrow transplant can give a patient a fresh start at producing blood cells free of this cancer, but a successful transplant typically requires that at least five out of six key genetic markers in the donor match those in the recipient.
Xenomics' proprietary technology platform has consistently demonstrated the potential to detect highly specific genetic markers from anything within the body possessing genetic information that is foreign.
By linking pollinator interest with plant traits--pigments, nectar volume, and floral-display size--and with genetic markers, the researchers found sections of chromosomes with big effects.
This effort, which will enhance deCODE's proprietary gene and drug target discovery work and may provide genetic markers for additional diagnostic development, will leverage Illumina's Sentrix(R) HumanHap BeadChips; Infinium(TM) assay and LIMS (laboratory information management system); as well as analysis and visualization tools from Illumina's BeadStudio software.