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Shared genetic backgrounds underlying carcinogenesis (Y Okada G, in Nat Commun)
Yukinori Okada (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University/Statistical Immunology, IFReC/University of Tokyo/RIKEN) and his research group studied a large-scale genome analysis using information from 1.18 million human genomes. Based on genome-wide association analysis (GWAS), they identified ten new genetic polymorphisms affecting "genetic predisposition" in cancer.
Prof. Yukinori Okada