FBXW12, a novel F box protein-encoding gene, is deleted or methylated in some cases of epithelial ovarian cancer.


Epithelial ovarian cancer is one of the most lethal of gynecological malignancies. Due to its lack of early symptoms, detection usually occurs when the tumor is no longer confined to the ovary. We previously identified Fbxw15, a gene encoding an F-box protein in the mouse ovary, and showed that its expression is developmentally regulated. Here we report the… (More)


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