Linkage between prostate cancer occurrence and Y-chromosomal DYS loci in Malaysian subjects.

@article{Nargesi2011LinkageBP,
  title={Linkage between prostate cancer occurrence and Y-chromosomal DYS loci in Malaysian subjects.},
  author={Mirsaed Miri Nargesi and Patimah Ismail and Azad Hassan Abdul Razack and Parvin Pasalar and Ali Nazemi and Sima Attaollahi Oshkoor and Peyman Amini},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={1265-8}
}
PURPOSE Prostate cancer differs markedly in incidence across ethnic groups. Since this disease is influenced by complex genetics, it is many genetic factors may affect the level of susceptibility to development of the disease. In this study, four Y-linked short tandem repeats (STRs), DYS388, DYS435, DYS437, and DYS439, were genotyped to compare Malaysian prostate cancer patients and normal control males. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 175 subjects comprising 84 patients and 91 healthy… CONTINUE READING