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Possible New Role for BRCA2

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Science  17 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5691, pp. 1691
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5691.1691a

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New findings, published online this week by Science (, point to a novel way in which BRCA2 inactivation may lead to cells that have abnormal chromosome numbers, a condition known as aneuploidy.