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NIH scientists resolve how chromosomal mix-ups lead to tumors

March 28, 2012, 3:21 am by National Institutes of Health

A new study by scientists from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, resolves longstanding questions about the origin of recurrent chromosomal rearrangements -- known as translocations -- that drive lymphomas and leukemias in humans.


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