Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, September 8th, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "ADC is the most frequent histological type of lung cancer and comprises the majority of lung cancers in non-smokers. Thus, genetic factors responsible for ADC susceptibility need to be determined to establish efficient ways of preventing the disease."
"The OGG1 gene, encoding a glycosylase for 8-hydroxyguanine, an oxidatively damaged promutagenic base, has the polymorphism Ser326Cys, and OGG1-326Cys protein was indicated to have a lower ability to prevent mutagenesis than the OGG1-326Ser protein. Case-control...
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