Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 19th, 2005
According to published research from the United States, "The identification of intragenic rearrangements is important for a comprehensive understanding of mutations that occur in some clinically important genes. Single nucleotide polymorphism haplotypes obtained from clinical sequence data have been used to identify patients at high risk for rearrangement mutations. Application of this method identified a novel 26-kb deletion of BRCA1 exons 14 through 20 in patients from multiple families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer."
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