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BRCA2’s Relation with Aldehydes Leads to a Higher Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer Than BRCA1

Abstract:   Although two of the most significant breast cancer susceptibility proteins, BRCA1 and BRCA2, interact with each other in the same DNA damage repair (DDR) pathway (BRCA1 works in checkpoint activation and DNA repair, and BRCA2 plays a major role in homologous recombination), they react differently when exposed to aldehydes. Aldehydes, RCHO, have a more […]

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