Published in Medical Device Business Week, June 28th, 2006
"It is known that many genomic and genetic alterations caused by aging or environmental factors are responsible for cancer development and progression. XRCC1 is involved in the repair of DNA single-strand breaks formed by exposure to ionizing radiation and alkylating agents," investigators in Japan reported.
"The objective of this study was to investigate the association of genomic alterations and the susceptibility of testicular germ cell tumors with XRCC1 polymorphisms," explained N. Tsuchiya and colleagues, Akita University. "Two...
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