Genomic Studies Reveal New Recurrently Mutated Genes in Meningioma | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two studies published this week are offering a look at the genetics behind meningioma, a type of primary central nervous system tumor.

In Nature Genetics, a Boston-based research team did whole-genome or whole-exome sequencing on matched tumor-normal samples from 17 individuals with meningioma, followed by targeted sequencing of suspicious genes in four-dozen more meningioma tumors.

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