Screening methods and sequences relating thereto

  • US 7,622,258 B2
  • Filed: 03/14/2008
  • Issued: 11/24/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/03/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for predicting in an individual the likelihood of developing colorectal cancer, comprising:

  • determining from a sample obtained from the individual whether the individual has a nucleotide variant in an MYH gene of the individual that results in the amino acid variant G382D, wherein the presence of said nucleotide variant is indicative of an increased likelihood of developing colorectal cancer, wherein if the individual has said nucleotide variant, determining whether the individual is homozygous for said nucleotide variant.

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