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Reduced expression of MYO18B, a candidate tumor-suppressor gene on chromosome arm 22q, in ovarian cancer.
This small pair clearly has the 2 arms (long and short arm) which differ in size in all the Atta species already studied, although these 2 chromosome arms are similar in size in Ac.
Boeke's lab published a landmark paper in Nature , which reported that the first multi-purpose designer yeast chromosome arm was successfully synthesized and was shown to be functional.
Alterations of chromosome arms 1p and 19q as predictors of survival in oligodendrogliomas, astrocytomas, and mixed oligoastrocytomas.
The paradigm of heritable CRC is familial adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), in which mutations of the APC gene on chromosome arm 5q cause the development of many of the polyps found in patients under the age of 30.
For example, an extra chromosome arm would give rise to three copies of the chromosome arm in question, not just two.
1964), which considers chromosome arm size ratios and arranges them based on the centromere position.
7,8) The KRAS2 gene is located on chromosome arm 12p and encodes a membrane-bound guanosine triphosphate (GTP)-binding protein.

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