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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of scientists reports the whole-genome landscape of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs), defining their molecular pathology and identifying genetic events characterizing their pathogenesis. The researchers performed whole-genome sequencing of 102 primary PanNETs and uncovered a number of mutational signatures, including a greater than expected number of germline mutations.

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