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The Genome Institute at Washington University's Li Ding and colleagues outline a bioinformatics tool for integrating information from various fusion and breakpoint prediction algorithms to find gene fusions and discern the rearrangements that formed them. The team demonstrated the effectiveness of this method, known as BreakTrans, first using whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequence data from a breast cancer.

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