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gastric Peutz-Jeghers polyp

Monday 14 February 2005

Gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyps in the Peutz-Jeghers cancer predisposition syndrome and its mouse model (Lkb1(+/-)) are presumed to contain all cell types native to the site of their occurrence.

Open references

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