Identifying the sites where gamma-retroviruses commonly insert into the genome may help to identify genes associated with specific cancer types, according to a study published April 20, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Kathryn Gilroy at the University of Glasgow, UK, and colleagues.
This is a gene comparison in multiple cell types. A: Venn diagram showing the level of overlap between the top 100 gene targets in each cell line tested. B: As (A) but considering overlap of the top 500 genes in each cell line.
Credit: Gilroy et al.