NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Similar to human breast cancers, canine mammary tumors are beset by chromosome instability, researchers from Chronix Biomedical and the Institute of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Göttingen in Germany reported in PLOS One yesterday. While the dogs' tumors exhibited variations in chromosomal and copy-number changes, about half of the cancers analyzed contained a deletion on chromosome 27.

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