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Not only breast cancer: mutations in the BRCA gene, which are especially common among Ashkenazim, increase the risk of various types of cancer - also in men. The institute's scientists reveal how they turn healthy cells in their environment into partners
The study, published this week in the prestigious journal CELL, analyzed DNA from 33 members of the Jewish community who were buried in the 14th century in the city of Erfurt in Germany. Prof. Shai Karmi from the Hebrew University, the leader of the study, found that
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