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TERT

Sunday 26 May 2013

Pathology

- Multiple independent variants at the TERT locus are associated with telomere length and risks of breast and ovarian cancer. (23535731)

- TERT promoter mutations in

  • urothelial carcinoma
  • NB: Benign and malignant Brenner tumor s show an absence of TERT promoter mutations that are commonly present in urothelial carcinoma.

See also

- TERT promoter

  • - TERT promoter mutation

References

- Benign and Malignant Brenner Tumors Show an Absence of TERT Promoter Mutations That Are Commonly Present in Urothelial Carcinoma.
Khani F, Diolombi ML, Khattar P, Huang W, Fallon JT, Epstein JI, Zhong M.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Jun 13. PMID: 27299795

- Multiple independent variants at the TERT locus are associated with telomere length and risks of breast and ovarian cancer. Bojesen SE, Pooley KA, Johnatty SE et al. Nat Genet. 2013 Apr;45(4):371-84, 384e1-2. doi : 10.1038/ng.2566 PMID: 23535731