A Transcription Factor May Influence the Molecular Subtype of Breast Cancer | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A transcription factor called ELF5 may be a main determinant of breast cancer type, a team of Australian researchers reported in PLOS Biology last night. In addition, they reported that by changing ELF5 levels, they could manipulate, in the lab, cancer subtype.

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