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Founder populations and their uses for breast cancer genetics

Overview of attention for article published in Breast Cancer Research, April 2000
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Title
Founder populations and their uses for breast cancer genetics
Published in
Breast Cancer Research, April 2000
DOI 10.1186/bcr36
Pubmed ID
Authors

Susan L Neuhausen

Abstract

Numerous founder mutations have been reported in BRCA1 and BRCA2. For genetic screening of a population with a founder mutation, testing can be targeted to the mutation, allowing for a more rapid and less expensive test. In addition, more precise estimates of the prior probability of carrying a mutation and of the likelihood of a mutation carrier developing cancer should be possible. For a given founder mutation a large number of carriers are available, so that focused scientific studies of penetrance, expression, and genetic and environmental modifiers of risk can be performed. Finally, founder populations may be a powerful resource to localize additional breast cancer susceptibility loci, because of the reduction in locus heterogeneity.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Russia 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Unknown 38 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 24%
Student > Master 9 21%
Other 4 10%
Student > Postgraduate 3 7%
Researcher 3 7%
Other 8 19%
Unknown 5 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 40%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 17%
Arts and Humanities 2 5%
Sports and Recreations 1 2%
Other 2 5%
Unknown 5 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 February 2010.
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#5,410,773
of 16,884,169 outputs
Outputs from Breast Cancer Research
#727
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Outputs of similar age
#89,208
of 293,390 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Breast Cancer Research
#1
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