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Gene markers on chromosomes

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By 1990, King had found a "landmark" that helped her fix the gene's position on a chromosome. This DNA marker was on chromosome 17, and was linked to breast cancer in a subset of the families she studied. She teamed up with Francis Collins in a race to find and clone the gene she named BRCA1.
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dna marker,gene markers,breast cancer,chromosomes,chromosome,marker,subset,landmark
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