Rhiannon Hughes

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Many genes have been implicated in Wilms tumor; however, only one gene, WT1, has a proven role in the development of this embryonal tumor. Wilms tumor occurs in a number of congenital syndromes including the Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome (SGBS) which has phenotypic overlap with another Wilms tumor-predisposing syndrome Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome. The(More)
Malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT) is a rare tumor occurring mostly in kidneys and central nervous system (CNS). Its prognosis is not good. Occasionally, MRTs are diagnosed at or immediately after birth. A female neonate presented with MRT in the chest wall, axilla, right elbow, and bone marrow. Chest wall lesion was resected completely. Although the masses in(More)
SUMMARY It is becoming increasingly vital to improve the yield of seed crops to feed an expanding population and, more recently, for biofuel production. One strategy to increase the yield is to increase the seed size, provided that there is not a concomitant decrease in seed number. In a previous study, we described a mutant in the auxin response factor 2(More)
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