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Melanoma

melanoma

(Science: oncology, tumour) A tumour arising from the melanocytic system of the skin and other organs. When used alone the term refers to malignant melanoma.


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Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

... with an increased chance of developing male breast cancer and cancers of the prostate and pancreas. An aggressive form of skin cancer called melanoma is also more common among people who have BRCA2 mutations.” “Inherited changes in several other genes, including CDH1, PTEN, STK11, and TP53, ...

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by jumma
Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense
Replies: 26
Views: 17041

molecular biology

... of bands observed in a Southern blot for three tightly linked SSR molecular markers in and flanking the p16 gene in a family in which familial melanoma is found. Mutations in p16 are known to be associated with this cancer. Shown are an affected father, an unaffected mother, and an affected ...

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by soniasunny111
Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:45 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: molecular biology
Replies: 1
Views: 2285

Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color

... Canadian Cancer Society provides some statistics about the incidence of skin cancer in Canada. In 2009, there were 5,000 new cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed, and 940 people died of this dangerous form of skin cancer. During 2009, there were 75,100 Canadians diagnosed with non-melanoma ...

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by bambamm
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:49 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color
Replies: 2
Views: 1891

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... it is an intron sequence of Same gene(CD82) i confirmed it by BLAST. Also,If I will transfect this vector (EGFP Nl with CD82 insert) in B16bL6 melanoma cell line , then that will get into nucleus or will remain into cytoplasm. :?:

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by biotechbuddy
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:32 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular biology
Replies: 6
Views: 2346

molecular biology

... help me regarding this, i have cloned my gene (800 bp long) but when I sequenced it I found some 50bp of introns into it can I transfect this to melanoma cell line to get protein expression. Vector used EGFP Nl. DNA :CD82 protein: a tetraspanin (CD82) :?:

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by biotechbuddy
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular biology
Replies: 6
Views: 2346
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