NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies by independent research teams reporting in Nature Genetics has implicated fusions between the chromosome 12 genes NAB2 and STAT6 in rare tumors that affect mesenchymal tissue called solitary fibrous tumors.

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