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The devil is in the DNA

Nature Genetics volume 39, pages 283284 (2007) | Download Citation

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In the current era of large-scale cancer genome sequencing, the interpretation of somatic sequence alterations is a formidable challenge. A new study of known mutations represents an important step in cataloging somatic mutations in individual tumors.

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  1. Stephen J. Chanock is in the Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute and the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, US National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland, USA. chanocks@mail.nih.gov

    • Stephen J Chanock
    •  & Gilles Thomas
  2. Gilles Thomas is in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, US National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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