Genomics in the Journals | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from Singapore, the US, and Japan outlined the recurrent protein-coding mutations they detected in nasopharyngeal cancer through whole-exome sequencing, targeted sequencing, transcriptomics, and SNP-based copy number analyses. The cancer, which affects epithelial tissue in the nasal passage and pharynx, is known to occur at higher-than-usual rates in southern China, parts of Southeast Asia, and northern Africa, they noted.

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