China Experts Identify Cancer-Preventing Gene Type
4/23/2007 11:55:51 AM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scientists in China have identified a gene variant which appears to protect Chinese people from various types of cancer.
In the latest issue of the journal Nature Genetics, the experts said they had studied the DNA of nearly 10,000 Chinese people over 6-½ years and had found that the gene variant appeared far more frequently in those who were cancer-free.
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