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[MOL] Genetic Breakthoughs.

Genetic breakthroughs open new avenues for cancer treatment

BAR HARBOR, Jul 29 (Reuters) - Dr.  Victor McKusick of Johns

Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, opened Press Week '98

here in Bar Harbor, Maine, with the comment that the last year in

genetics has been the "best yet."  One important genetic advance

in the past year was the discovery of "borders" to imprinted

regions of the genome, Dr.  Andrew Feinberg, also of Hopkins,

told meeting attendees Monday.  Studies performed in his lab show

that imprinting affects regions of the genome containing 10-20 or

more genes, rather than individual genes.  These regions are

bordered by non-imprinted domains, Dr.  Feinberg explained.



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