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Screening methods and sequences relating thereto

University of Wales 2008. Screening methods and sequences relating thereto. US7393940B2. [Patent].

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Abstract

A screening method for identifying an individual having a pre-disposition towards having a cancer is disclosed, which screening method comprises the steps of: (a) obtaining a test sample comprising a nucleotide sequence comprised in the MYH gene of the individual or an amino acid sequence of a polypeptide expressed thereby; and (b) comparing a region of the test sample sequence with the corresponding region of the wild type sequence, whereby a difference between the test sample sequence and the wild type sequence signifies that the individual is pre-disposed to having the cancer; and wherein the difference comprises a specified variation.

Item Type: Patent
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Additional Information: Related patent numbers: CA2454766A1, EP1412525A2, US7622258, US20050003359, US20080213784, US20100028900, US20100261170, WO2003014390A2, WO2003014390A3, US7405283B2
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:05
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/48332

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