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標題: Number of somatic mutations in the mitochondrial D-loop region indicates poor prognosis in breast cancer, independent of TP53 mutation
作者: Kuo, S.J.
Chen, M.
Ma, G.C.
Chen, S.T.
Chang, S.P.
Lin, W.Y.
Chen, Y.C.
Lee, T.H.
Lin, T.T.
Liu, C.S.
關鍵字: human hepatocellular-carcinoma;dna mutations;p53 mutations;genome;instability;esophageal cancer;ovarian-cancer;tumors;gene;carcinogenesis;association
Project: Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
期刊/報告no:: Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, Volume 201, Issue 2, Page(s) 94-101.
The objective of this study was to investigate whether somatic mutations in the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) D-loop region correlate with known prognostic factors, namely, age, tumor size, lymph node status, metastasis, tumor node metastasis stage, lymphovascular invasion, and status of the progesterone receptor, estrogen receptor, ERBB2 (alias HER2/neu), and TP53 proteins (as determined by immunohistochemistry) and to investigate their relationship, if any, to TP53 mutations in human breast cancer. Thirty breast tumors without BRCA mutation, along with adjacent nontumorous tissues, were genotyped for the mtDNA D-loop region and for the promoter as well as the coding region of the TP53 gene. Clinicopathological parameters were recorded and assessed. In all, 17 somatic mtDNA D-loop mutations were identified, in 13 of 30 tumor samples (43%); two mutations were novel: 544C > T and 16510A >C. Four TP53 mutations were found in six tumor samples (20%), and two (c.437G> A and c.706T> C) were novel. Only progesterone receptor status correlated with the number of somatic mtDNA D-loop mutations (likelihood chi-square test; P < 0.05). Somatic mutations in the mtDNA D-loop and in TP53 were independent of each other (Fisher's exact test; P > 0.05). These results suggest that the number of somatic mtDNA D-loop mutations may be an indicator of poor prognosis through a mechanism independent of TP53. (C) 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 0165-4608
DOI: 10.1016/j.cancergencyto.2010.05.013
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