This Week in PNAS

By sequencing and comparing tumor and matched normal genome sequences from two sets of identical twins with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a team from the UK, Italy, and the US was able to identify tumor-associated somatic mutations and track the timing with which they developed.

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