Genomics in the Journals | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mutations affecting a pair of related enzyme-coding genes can contribute to the risk of benign glandular tumors called adenomas and secondary hypertension, a new Nature Genetics study suggests. An international team led by investigators in Germany performed exome sequencing on matched tumor and normal samples from nine individuals with forms of adenoma that enhance aldosterone hormone production.

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