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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two research teams reported on mutational patterns present in gastric cancer in Nature Genetics.

Researchers from the US, Hong Kong, the UK, and the Netherlands did whole-genome sequencing on matched tumor and normal pairs from 100 individuals with gastric cancers from various subtypes and presentations, including microsatellite instable tumors, microsatellite stable tumors, diffuse tumors, gland-forming adenocarcinomas, and so on.

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