Answer to Question #187836 in Molecular Biology for FAIZAN KHAN

Question #187836

5. Familial breast cancer and ovarian cancer (BC) are diagnosed in almost every 10th woman in Europe. Approximately 5-10% of breast cancer is hereditary. Mapped and identified two genes - oncosuppressor –BRCA –1 and BRCA – 2, mutations in which are the cause of familial breast cancer and ovaries. In which human chromosome are the BRCA – 1 and BRCA – 2 genes localized?

    - Complete the quest with:

·               · Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

·        Human Genome Mutation Database (HGMD)


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Expert's answer
2021-05-06T08:43:37-0400

BRCA1 genes are located on chromosome number 17 while BRCA2 genes are located on chromosome 13.


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