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Dana Ruminski Lowe, Ph.D.

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CNVs and Tumor Profiling: New CNV Materials for Breast, Lung, and Brain Cancer

Catagory: cancer, NGS, reference materials

Posted by Dana Ruminski Lowe, Ph.D. on Feb 14, 2018 4:00:00 PM
Simply described, copy number variations (CNVs) are DNA segments present at a variable copy number in comparison to a normal genome. It was originally thought that a CNV consisted of a region of greater than 1 kilobases, however advances in technology have allowed for identification of CNVs as small as 50 basepairs1.
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