Farmacogenómica

Factor V Leiden: all the answers

Factor V of Leiden and thrombophilia: how many questions! What is Factor V Leiden? If I have the Factor V Leiden, have I a higher risk for deep veins thrombosis? Am I at risk of miscarriage with factor V Leiden? The factor V Leiden has been extensively studied in recent years. In the face of

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Driver mutations

Mutations in cancer development: drivers and passengers Those genetic mutations that drive the development of cancer are defined as driver mutations. Driver mutations allow cancer to grow and invade the human body. Several genetic mutations are found in cancer cells, however just a few can be classified as drivers. All other mutations, which play just a secondary role

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The Star Allele Nomenclature

A way to identify pharmacogenomic markers Genetic variants identifiable as pharmacogenomic markers are described by utilizing a special nomenclature, which is not elsewhere used in genetics. It is the so-called star allele nomenclature. In this nomenclature, alleles aren’t identified by their cDNA or genomic position (as it usually happens with all other genetic variants – see HGVS nomenclature),

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