Published in Cancer Weekly, July 11th, 2006
"HPV16 has a number of intratypic variants; each has a different geographical distribution and some are associated with enhanced oncogenic potential. Cervical samples were collected from 223 cervical cancer patients and from 196 age-matched control subjects in China," investigators in the People's Republic of China reported.
"DNA samples were amplified by using primers specific for the E6, E7 and partial L1 regions," explained Y.P. Wu and colleagues, Sun Yat Sen University. "Products were sequenced and analysed....
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