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In a paper published online in advance in PNAS this week, an international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute reports on its "discovery and prioritization of somatic mutations in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma by whole-exome sequencing." Using this technique, the team sequenced 55 primary tumor samples from DLBCL patients and their matched normal tissue, finding recurrent mutations in genes known to be functionally relevant in the disease and somatic mutations in genes

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