Transposons for cancer gene discovery: Sleeping beauty and beyond

Lara S. Collier, David A. Largaespada

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The use of Sleeping Beauty transposons as somatic mutagens to discover cancer genes in hematopoietic tumors and sarcomas has been documented. Here, we discuss the future of Sleeping Beauty for cancer genetic studies and the potential use of additional transposable elements for somatic mutagenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberS15
JournalGenome biology
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Oct 31 2007


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