5-fluorouracil-related gene expression levels in primary colorectal cancer and corresponding liver metastasis.

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Gene expression levels of thymidylate synthase (TS), dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD), thymidine phosphorylase (TP) and orotate phosphoribosyl transferase (OPRT) have been shown to be associated with response to 5-fluorouracil-based therapies. Analyzing these gene expression levels in liver metastases is important to obtain the best prediction of… (More)

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