Publications by authors named "Giancarlo Marra"

100Publications

Making a case "against" focal therapy for intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

World J Urol 2020 Jun 11. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-020-03303-yDOI Listing
June 2020

Clinico-radiological characteristic-based machine learning in reducing unnecessary prostate biopsies of PI-RADS 3 lesions with dual validation.

Eur Radiol 2020 Jun 10. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

Department of Urology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Institute of Urology, Nanjing University, No. 321 Zhongshan Rd, Nanjing, 210008, Jiangsu Province, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-020-06958-8DOI Listing
June 2020

DAMEfinder: a method to detect differential allele-specific methylation.

Epigenetics Chromatin 2020 Jun 1;13(1):25. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13072-020-00346-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7268773PMC
June 2020

AUTHOR REPLY.

Urology 2020 Jun;140:131

Department of Urology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Città della Salute e della Scienza and University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2019.11.081DOI Listing
June 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Uro-oncological Practice Across Europe: Which Burden of Activity Are We Facing Ahead?

Eur Urol 2020 Jul 24;78(1):124-126. Epub 2020 Apr 24.

Division of Urology, Molinette Hospital-Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2020.04.036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7180374PMC
July 2020

The DNA hypermethylation phenotype of colorectal cancer liver metastases resembles that of the primary colorectal cancers.

BMC Cancer 2020 Apr 6;20(1):290. Epub 2020 Apr 6.

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-020-06777-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7137338PMC
April 2020

Re: Hemigland Cryoablation of Localized Low, Intermediate and High Risk Prostate Cancer: Oncologic and Functional Outcomes at 5 Years.

J Urol 2020 07 6;204(1):157. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Department of Urology, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris and Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JU.0000000000001008DOI Listing
July 2020

Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review.

Eur Urol Focus 2020 Feb 20. Epub 2020 Feb 20.

Martini-Klinik Prostate Cancer Center, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Department of Urology, University Hospital-Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2020.01.017DOI Listing
February 2020

Transperineal Free-hand mpMRI Fusion-targeted Biopsies Under Local Anesthesia: Technique and Feasibility From a Single-center Prospective Study.

Urology 2020 Jun 13;140:122-131. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

Department of Urology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Città della Salute e della Scienza and University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2019.11.078DOI Listing
June 2020

DNA methylation instability by BRAF-mediated TET silencing and lifestyle-exposure divides colon cancer pathways.

Clin Epigenetics 2019 12 16;11(1):196. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Mattenstrasse 28, CH-4058, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13148-019-0791-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6916434PMC
December 2019

Salvage Local Treatments After Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer.

Eur Urol Oncol 2019 09 15;2(5):526-538. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Department of Urology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euo.2019.03.008DOI Listing
September 2019

Systematic Review of Surgical and Nonsurgical Interventions in Normal Men Complaining of Small Penis Size.

Sex Med Rev 2020 Jan 23;8(1):158-180. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Department of Urology, King's College Hospital and King's College London, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sxmr.2019.01.004DOI Listing
January 2020

The rational and benefits of the second look transurethral resection of the bladder for T1 high grade bladder cancer.

Transl Androl Urol 2019 Feb;8(1):46-53

Department of Urology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau.2018.10.19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414350PMC
February 2019

Is it worth to perform salvage radical prostatectomy for radio-recurrent prostate cancer? A literature review.

World J Urol 2019 Aug 6;37(8):1469-1483. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Department of Urology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Città della Salute e della Scienza and University of Turin, C.so Bramante 88/90, 10100, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-019-02749-zDOI Listing
August 2019

Controversies in MR targeted biopsy: alone or combined, cognitive versus software-based fusion, transrectal versus transperineal approach?

World J Urol 2019 Feb 4;37(2):277-287. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Urology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-02622-5DOI Listing
February 2019

Combination of Ga-PSMA PET/CT and Multiparametric MRI Improves the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: A Lesion-by-Lesion Analysis.

J Nucl Med 2019 07 14;60(7):944-949. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Urology, Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Institute of Urology, Nanjing University, Jiangsu, China

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.118.221010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6604689PMC
July 2019

Retreatment after focal therapy for failure: a bridge too far?

Curr Opin Urol 2018 11;28(6):544-549

Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Sciences, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Studies of Torino, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOU.0000000000000536DOI Listing
November 2018

Miliary pulmonary infection after BCG intravesical instillation: a rare, misdiagnosed and mistreated complication.

Infez Med 2017 Dec;25(4):366-370

University of Turin, AOU "Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino", Department of Surgical Sciences, Urology, Turin, Italy.

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December 2017

A Review on the Management of Small Renal Masses: Active Surveillance Versus Surgery.

Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2018 ;18(7):940-950

Department of Urology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Citta della Salute e della Scienza, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1871520617666171113123443DOI Listing
June 2019

Prevention of bladder cancer incidence and recurrence: tobacco use.

Curr Opin Urol 2018 Jan;28(1):80-87

Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Sciences, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Studies of Torino, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOU.0000000000000453DOI Listing
January 2018

Prostate cancer treatment in renal transplant recipients: a systematic review.

BJU Int 2018 03 24;121(3):327-344. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

Department of Urology, Molinette Hospital, University of Studies of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bju.14018DOI Listing
March 2018

Targeted Proteomics for Multiplexed Verification of Markers of Colorectal Tumorigenesis.

Mol Cell Proteomics 2017 03 4;16(3):407-427. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

From the ‡Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/mcp.M116.062273DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5341002PMC
March 2017

Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma disguised as a renal cyst.

Minerva Urol Nefrol 2016 Oct 18;68(5):451-5. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Department of Urology, University of Turin, Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin, Italy -

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October 2016

Evaluation of the Learning Curve for Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate Using Multiple Outcome Measures.

Urology 2015 Oct 4;86(4):824-9. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

MRC Centre for Transplantation, King's College London, King's Health Partners, London, United Kingdom; Department of Urology, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2015.07.021DOI Listing
October 2015

Systematic review of lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia surgical treatments on men's ejaculatory function: Time for a bespoke approach?

Int J Urol 2016 Jan 14;23(1):22-35. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Urology Clinic, Città della Salute e della Scienza, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iju.12866DOI Listing
January 2016

The strange case of a hematocele mistaken for a neoplastic scrotal mass.

Can Urol Assoc J 2015 Mar-Apr;9(3-4):E217-9

Department of Urology, University of Turin, Città della Salute e della Scienza, Torino, Italy;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.2630DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455644PMC
June 2015

PROX1 promotes metabolic adaptation and fuels outgrowth of Wnt(high) metastatic colon cancer cells.

Cell Rep 2014 Sep 18;8(6):1957-1973. Epub 2014 Sep 18.

Department of Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) and University of Lausanne, Lausanne 1066, Switzerland; Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Lausanne 1066, Switzerland; Swiss Institute for Cancer Research, EPFL, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2014.08.041DOI Listing
September 2014

A comprehensive look at transcription factor gene expression changes in colorectal adenomas.

BMC Cancer 2014 Jan 29;14:46. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8051, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-14-46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4078005PMC
January 2014

Transcriptomic responses of cancerous and noncancerous human colon cells to sulforaphane and selenium.

Chem Res Toxicol 2014 Mar 13;27(3):377-86. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich , Basel 4058, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/tx400427tDOI Listing
March 2014

3'-UTR poly(T/U) tract deletions and altered expression of EWSR1 are a hallmark of mismatch repair-deficient cancers.

Cancer Res 2014 Jan 24;74(1):224-34. Epub 2013 Oct 24.

Authors' Affiliations: Biozentrum, University of Basel; Research Group Human Genetics, Dept of Biomedicine, University of Basel, and Division of Medical Genetics, University Hospital Basel; Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management and Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel; Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of Basel, Basel; Pathologie Laenggasse Bern, Bern; Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; and Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2100DOI Listing
January 2014

Presence of Twist1-positive neoplastic cells in the stroma of chromosome-unstable colorectal tumors.

Gastroenterology 2013 Sep 15;145(3):647-57.e15. Epub 2013 May 15.

Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenterology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2013.05.011DOI Listing
September 2013

The expression of leucine-rich repeat gene family members in colorectal cancer.

Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2012 Oct 8;237(10):1123-8. Epub 2012 Oct 8.

Laboratory and Division of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital, Viale Cappuccini n.1, San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/ebm.2012.012042DOI Listing
October 2012

Evidence for breast cancer as an integral part of Lynch syndrome.

Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2012 Jan 27;51(1):83-91. Epub 2011 Oct 27.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cantonal Hospital of Liestal, Liestal, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gcc.20935DOI Listing
January 2012

Familial colorectal cancer: eleven years of data from a registry program in Switzerland.

Fam Cancer 2011 Sep;10(3):605-16

Research Group Human Genetics, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Mattenstrasse 28, 4058, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10689-011-9458-6DOI Listing
September 2011

Risk of colorectal cancer in men on long-term androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2010 Dec 10;102(23):1760-70. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Department of Medical Oncology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djq419DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2994861PMC
December 2010

Human MutL-complexes monitor homologous recombination independently of mismatch repair.

DNA Repair (Amst) 2009 Feb 29;8(2):242-52. Epub 2008 Nov 29.

Universitatsfrauenklinik, Prittwitzstrasse 43, D-89075 Ulm, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dnarep.2008.10.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2909591PMC
February 2009

Concordant colon tumors in monozygotic twins previously treated for prostate cancer.

Fam Cancer 2009 16;8(2):167-71. Epub 2008 Nov 16.

Department of Medical Oncology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland.

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September 2009

DNA mismatch repair and colon cancer.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2005 ;570:85-123

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-3764-3_4DOI Listing
September 2008

The Intestinal Wnt/TCF Signature.

Gastroenterology 2007 Feb 18;132(2):628-32. Epub 2006 Aug 18.

Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands Institute for Developmental Biology and Centre for Biomedical Genetics, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2006.08.039DOI Listing
February 2007

Characterization of the interactome of the human MutL homologues MLH1, PMS1, and PMS2.

J Biol Chem 2007 Feb 4;282(5):2976-86. Epub 2006 Dec 4.

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

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February 2007

A de novo MLH1 germ line mutation in a 31-year-old colorectal cancer patient.

Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2006 Dec;45(12):1106-10

Research Group Human Genetics, Division of Medical Genetics UKBB, Center of Biomedicine DKBW, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gcc.20374DOI Listing
December 2006

A preliminary investigation demonstrating the effect of quercetin on the expression of genes related to cell-cycle arrest, apoptosis and xenobiotic metabolism in human CO115 colon-adenocarcinoma cells using DNA microarray.

Biotechnol Appl Biochem 2006 Jul;45(Pt 1):29-36

Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory, Division of PHT, SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Shalimar Campus, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BA20060044DOI Listing
July 2006

Gene conversion is a frequent mechanism of inactivation of the wild-type allele in cancers from MLH1/MSH2 deletion carriers.

Cancer Res 2006 Jan;66(2):659-64

Research Group Human Genetics, Division of Medical Genetics UKBB, Center of Biomedicine DKBW, University of Basel, Mattenstrasse 28, 4058 Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-4043DOI Listing
January 2006

Expression of the MutL homologue hMLH3 in human cells and its role in DNA mismatch repair.

Cancer Res 2005 Dec;65(23):10759-66

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-2528DOI Listing
December 2005

Somatic hypermutation and mismatch repair in non-B cells.

Eur J Immunol 2005 Jul;35(7):2222-9

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0670, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eji.200526221DOI Listing
July 2005

Characterization of the mismatch repair defect in the human lymphoblastoid MT1 cells.

Cancer Res 2005 Jun;65(11):4525-9

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-0080DOI Listing
June 2005

Short-patch correction of C/C mismatches in human cells.

Nucleic Acids Res 2004 21;32(22):6696-705. Epub 2004 Dec 21.

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zürich-Vetsuisse, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkh990DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC545458PMC
January 2005

Loss of MSH3 protein expression is frequent in MLH1-deficient colorectal cancer and is associated with disease progression.

Cancer Res 2004 Feb;64(3):864-70

Department of Surgical Research, Institute of Pathology, Institute of Clinical Genetics, Carl Gustav Carus Hospital, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.can-03-2807DOI Listing
February 2004

Differential killing of mismatch repair-deficient and -proficient cells: towards the therapy of tumors with microsatellite instability.

Cancer Res 2003 Dec;63(23):8113-7

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2003

Methylation-induced G(2)/M arrest requires a full complement of the mismatch repair protein hMLH1.

EMBO J 2003 May;22(9):2245-54

Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zürich, August Forel-Strasse 7, CH-8008 Zürich Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/emboj/cdg216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC156088PMC
May 2003

Biallelic somatic inactivation of the mismatch repair gene MLH1 in a primary skin melanoma.

Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2003 Jun;37(2):165-75

Laboratory of Molecular and Cell Biology, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gcc.10193DOI Listing
June 2003

Multiple colorectal adenomas--is their number up?

N Engl J Med 2003 Feb;348(9):845-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe030002DOI Listing
February 2003