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Nat Genet DOI:10.1038/ng.2311

Exploring the variation within.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsMacosko, EZ, McCarroll, SA
JournalNat Genet
Volume44
Issue6
Pages614-6
Date Published2012 May 29
ISSN1546-1718
KeywordsAging, Chromosome Aberrations, Female, Humans, Male, Mosaicism, Neoplasms
Abstract

We usually think of an individual's cells as sharing the same genome. Challenging this notion, two new studies show that somatic mosaicism is common and can be an early herald of cancer.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.2311
DOI10.1038/ng.2311
Pubmed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22641203?dopt=Abstract

Alternate JournalNat. Genet.
PubMed ID22641203