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Genetic variations in TERT-CLPTM1L genes and risk of lung cancer in Chinese women nonsmokers.
|Title||Genetic variations in TERT-CLPTM1L genes and risk of lung cancer in Chinese women nonsmokers.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Li C, Yin Z, Wu W, Li X, Ren Y, Zhou B|
The TERT gene is the reverse transcriptase component of telomerase and is essential for the maintenance of telomere DNA length, chromosomal stability and cellular immortality. CLPTM1L gene encodes a protein linked to cisplatin resistance, and it is well conserved and express in various normal or malignant tissues, including lung.
|Alternate Journal||PLoS ONE|