Role of rare variants in undetermined multiple adenomatous polyposis and early-onset colorectal cancer

Jérémie H Lefevre, Carolina Bonilla, Chrystelle Colas, Bruce Winney, Elaine Johnstone, Susan Tonks, Tammy Day, Katarzyna Hutnik, Abdelhamid Boumertit, Florent Soubrier, Rachel Midgley, David Kerr, Yann Parc, Walter F Bodmer

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Abstract

Some 15-20% of multiple adenomatous polyposis have no genetic explanation and 20-30% of colorectal cancer (CRC) cases are thought to be due to inherited multifactorial causes. Accumulation of deleterious effects of low-frequency dominant and independently acting variants may be a partial explanation for such patients. The aim of this study was to type a selection of rare and low-frequency variants (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)709-16
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Human Genetics
Volume57
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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