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What is the KRas gene?

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KRas genes codes for the GTPase and is an important component in many signal transduction pathway


Around 80-90% of pancreatic adenocarcinomas have mutation demonstrated in the KRas 2 gene.


Around 50% on pancreatic adenocarcinoma also carry mutation in p53


p16 mutations are seen in 30% of chronic pancreatitis

Pancreatic carcinoma is associated with BRCA-2 mutations.


Other assocaited ca are breat and a skin condition called icthyosis




Written by M Khairul Z

March 21, 2014 at 7:46 am

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