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Cancer gene patent rights in doubt

Nature Medicinevolume 2page133 (1996) | Download Citation


The announcement that a second breast cancer gene had been found (and patents applied for) little more than a year after it was mapped coincided with a report from a second group who also claimed to have discovered the gene.

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