Patient on DNA Mismatch Repair Dysfunction
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  August 20, 2018  
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#ALT# Patient on DNA Mismatch Repair Dysfunction

Deficiencies in DNA mismatch repair (MMR) can result in replication errors accumulating across the genome, and lead to disruption of normal cellular function. Microsatellite instability (MSI) can be the first evidence of an MMR deficiency. Learn more about characterizing MSI status by comparing allelic profiles of microsatellite markers.

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