NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from University College London, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and elsewhere described mutations in a pair of histone-coding genes that appear to characterize two rare forms of benign bone tumors called chondroblastoma and giant cell tumors.

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