Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, April 14th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Melanoma Research, "UV radiation is thought to be a major contributor to the development of sporadic malignant melanoma of the skin. It may induce alterations in genomic or mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), especially C to T or CC to TT changes. Mutations or other alterations in mtDNA have been reported in a variety of human cancers and may be due to different mechanisms."
"In this study, we have attempted to elucidate whether aberrations in the mtDNA of melanoma are due to...
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