Scientists study kidney cancer genome from many angles

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An integrative genomic analysis by Japanese researchers has identified critical genes linked to kidney cancer, paving the way for better treatment of the cancer.

Instead of only looking for mutations in ccRCC genomes as other studies have done, the researchers used an integrative strategy that analyzed the ccRCC genome at multiple levels. This was done using a range of high-throughput technologies that analyzed epigenetic changes, DNA mutation, gene expression levels and copy number alterations.

Read the full story here: Scientists Study Kidney Cancer Genome From Many Angles

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