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Amplifications of chromosomal region 20q13 as a prognostic indicator breast cancer

United States Patent

July 31, 2001
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The present invention relates to in situ hybridization methods for the identification of new chromosomal abnormalities associated with various diseases. In particular, it provides probes which are specific to a region of amplification in chromosome 20.
Gray; Joe W. (San Francisco, CA), Collins; Colin (San Rafael, CA), Pinkel; Daniel (Walnut Creek, CA), Kallioniemi; Olli-Pekka (Tampere, FI), Tanner; Minna M. (Tampere, FI)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 066,641
April 24, 1998
This invention was made with Government support under Grant Nos. CA-528207 and CA-44768 awarded by the National Institutes of Health and Contract Nos. DE-AC-03-76SF00098, W-7405-ENG-48 and W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.