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Gene Expression and Regulation in Adrenocortical Tumorigenesis
AbstractAdrenocortical tumors are frequently found in the general population, and may be benign adrenocortical adenomas or malignant adrenocortical carcinomas. Unfortunately the clinical, biochemical and histopathological distinction between benign and malignant adrenocortical tumors may be difficult in the absence of widely invasive or metastatic disease, and hence attention has turned towards a search for molecular markers. The study of rare genetic diseases that are associated with the development of adrenocortical carcinomas has contributed to our understanding of adrenocortical tumorigenesis. In addition, comprehensive genomic hybridization, methylation profiling, and genome wide mRNA and miRNA profiling have led to improvements in our understanding, as well as demonstrated several genes and pathways that may serve as diagnostic or prognostic markers.
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Fonseca, A.L.; Healy, J.; Kunstman, J.W.; Korah, R.; Carling, T. Gene Expression and Regulation in Adrenocortical Tumorigenesis. Biology 2013, 2, 26-39.View more citation formats
Fonseca AL, Healy J, Kunstman JW, Korah R, Carling T. Gene Expression and Regulation in Adrenocortical Tumorigenesis. Biology. 2013; 2(1):26-39.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fonseca, Annabelle L.; Healy, James; Kunstman, John W.; Korah, Reju; Carling, Tobias. 2013. "Gene Expression and Regulation in Adrenocortical Tumorigenesis." Biology 2, no. 1: 26-39.