By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A transcription regulating gene called MED12 is frequently mutated in a type of benign uterine tumors called uterine leiomyomas, or fibroids, according to an exome-sequencing study in the early, online version of Science today.

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