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Chromosome translocations in a living cell

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For the first time, scientists have directly observed events that lead to formation of a chromosome abnormality that is often found in cancer cells. The results of this study--from senior author Tom Mistelli, Ph.D., lead author Vassilis Roukos, Ph.D., and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute--appears in the Aug 9, 2013 issue of the journal Science.